Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 43 50
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +20
Contract jobs citing Office 365 55 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.40% 4.00% 2.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.19% 34.57% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £225 £415 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.78% +34.96% +17.14%
10th Percentile £129 £105 £143
90th Percentile £448 £475 £600
East of England median daily rate £338 £415 £310
% change year-on-year -18.67% +33.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £15.00 - £11.25
90th Percentile £56.25 - £15.53
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.70% +30.76% -50.85%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 210 162 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.96% 11.57% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 94 80
Hertfordshire median daily rate £414 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.06% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £157 £183 £205
90th Percentile £575 £575 £576
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £15.90 - £12.00
90th Percentile £56.25 - £17.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -57.06% +158.73% -51.54%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +1 19 £375 +15.38% 5
Hatfield -3 8 £413 -8.33% 9
Hemel Hempstead -4 4 £275 -35.29% 4
St Albans -1 3 £215 +95.45% 4
Tring - 2 £150 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £248 - 2
Letchworth -1 1 - - 1
Potters Bar - 1 £400 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £400 -
Royston - 1 £160 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £225 -
Kings Langley - 1 £475 -
Stevenage - 1 £175 - 2
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (47.27%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 12 (21.82%) C#
6 12 (21.82%) .NET
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
6 12 (21.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (21.82%) Windows 10
7 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio Code
7 11 (20.00%) Nintex
7 11 (20.00%) REST
7 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (20.00%) Workflow
8 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.18%) ITIL
8 10 (18.18%) CSS
8 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (18.18%) jQuery
8 10 (18.18%) CAML
9 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
9 9 (16.36%) Law
9 9 (16.36%) Sony
10 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.91%) SCCM
11 6 (10.91%) DNS
11 6 (10.91%) VMware

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) DHCP
2 5 (9.09%) Skype
2 5 (9.09%) VoIP
2 5 (9.09%) VPN
2 5 (9.09%) Wireless
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) DKIM
5 1 (1.82%) DMARC
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.36%) Law
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) IT Support
4 8 (14.55%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Office 365 Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
1 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
2 11 (20.00%) REST
3 10 (18.18%) CAML
3 10 (18.18%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) ADSI
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) React
5 1 (1.82%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows 10
3 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Unix
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Workflow
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) ERP
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.64%) MVC
7 2 (3.64%) Open Source
7 2 (3.64%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) SOA
7 2 (3.64%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (1.82%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
1 2 (3.64%) MCSA
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) CISSP
2 1 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) GIAC
2 1 (1.82%) MAPM
2 1 (1.82%) MCP
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PMP
2 1 (1.82%) SANS
2 1 (1.82%) SSCP
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.82%) CASB
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Nintex
3 9 (16.36%) Sony
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) Symantec
6 2 (3.64%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (3.64%) Altiris
6 2 (3.64%) Aruba
6 2 (3.64%) Lumension
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Sophos
6 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
6 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.82%) IBM