Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +25
Contract jobs citing Office 365 67 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.97% 4.77% 3.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.26% 33.33% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 37
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -23.53% +9.68%
10th Percentile £158 £125 £128
90th Percentile £525 £500 £503
East of England median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £71.99
% change year-on-year -5.71% -75.69% +423.56%

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 301 234 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.33% 14.30% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 154 113
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% -8.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £231 £159 £200
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £444
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.08% +11.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £180.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +958.82% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% -72.00% +247.22%

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 21 November 2019.

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
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 21 November 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +1 16 £310 +12.73% 7
Hatfield -4 12 £375 +53.06% 6
Watford -27 9 £255 -21.54% 21
Rickmansworth +7 5 £219 -45.31%
Letchworth +3 5 - -
Potters Bar - 4 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £475 -
Stevenage +3 1 - - 3
Waltham Cross +2 1 £190 -45.71% 3
Bishop's Stortford +2 1 - - 1
Hertford - 1 - - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 £165 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
3 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
4 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
5 14 (20.90%) Migration
6 12 (17.91%) Azure
7 10 (14.93%) VMware
7 10 (14.93%) Skype
7 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
8 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.43%) SCCM
8 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
8 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
9 8 (11.94%) Finance
9 8 (11.94%) Skype for Business
10 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (10.45%) Project Delivery
10 7 (10.45%) DNS
10 7 (10.45%) DHCP
11 6 (8.96%) Project Management
11 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.96%) OneDrive
12 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (7.46%) Power Platform
12 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Flow
13 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (5.97%) Middleware

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 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.94%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Azure
2 6 (8.96%) OneDrive
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Flow
3 5 (7.46%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.48%) AWS
5 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) G Suite
5 2 (2.99%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Skype
2 7 (10.45%) DHCP
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Power BI
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Office 365 Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) IT Support
5 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Office 365 Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Graph
1 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.97%) AIX
4 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (10.45%) Project Delivery
4 6 (8.96%) Project Management
4 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.48%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (2.99%) Architectural Design
7 2 (2.99%) Architecture Roadmap
7 2 (2.99%) Decision-Making
7 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.99%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) Process Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Storage Management
7 2 (2.99%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) NCDA
3 1 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) NetApp
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
4 2 (2.99%) Veritas
5 1 (1.49%) Aruba
5 1 (1.49%) BMC
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) Lotus
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Snow
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec