Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +37
Contract jobs citing Office 365 49 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.37% 3.91% 2.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.62% 33.10% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +27.69% -32.29%
10th Percentile £278 £132 £120
90th Percentile £500 £535 £621
East of England median daily rate £344 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -23.61% +38.46% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £15.50
10th Percentile £13.71 - £15.05
90th Percentile £120.00 - £15.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +14.75% +27.08%

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 199 145 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.68% 11.82% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 82 79
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £310 £158 £219
90th Percentile £550 £649 £650
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £15.50
10th Percentile £13.98 - £15.05
90th Percentile £88.13 - £15.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -49.17%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Hatfield +17 21 £400 -17.95%
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £300 -33.33% 3
Hemel Hempstead -11 5 £388 +138.46% 3
Watford -22 5 - - 7
Borehamwood - 4 £400 - 1
St Albans +1 1 - - 2
Potters Bar - 1 £400 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 (55.10%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) Windows 10
4 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
4 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
6 13 (26.53%) SCCM
7 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.41%) Presales
9 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
9 9 (18.37%) VBScript
9 9 (18.37%) Migration
10 8 (16.33%) Change Management
10 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
13 5 (10.20%) Project Management
13 5 (10.20%) Finance
13 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (10.20%) Skype
13 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
13 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
14 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (8.16%) User Experience
14 4 (8.16%) BitLocker
14 4 (8.16%) Disk Encryption

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 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Skype
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Consultant
2 11 (22.45%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) SCCM Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ADSI
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) CAML
2 2 (4.08%) jQuery
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) CESG
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows 10
3 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Presales
2 9 (18.37%) Migration
2 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Change Management
3 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (8.16%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Transition
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) VBScript
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) MAPM
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) BitLocker
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) XenApp
3 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Citrix
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Altiris
3 3 (6.12%) Computacenter
3 3 (6.12%) Ivanti
3 3 (6.12%) Nintex
3 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Lumension
4 2 (4.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Sony