Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 +36
Contract jobs citing Office 365 62 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.90% 1.94% 2.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.98% 21.60% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +55.00% -54.55%
10th Percentile £128 £198 £125
90th Percentile £503 £600 £452
East of England median daily rate £313 £325 £305
% change year-on-year -3.85% +6.56% -23.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.67% +80.00%
East of England median hourly rate £71.99 £13.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +423.56% -27.63% +46.15%

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 188 125 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.82% 8.98% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 77 65
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +12.90% -3.13%
10th Percentile £211 £205 £162
90th Percentile £558 £630 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.67% +140.00%
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +290.63% -49.21% +80.00%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +2 12 £450 -5.26% 3
Watford -2 11 £325 +5.26%
Welwyn Garden City +8 7 £300 +3.45%
Harpenden - 2 £105 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £425 +117.95% 1
Tring - 1 £250 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (54.84%) Windows
3 27 (43.55%) Active Directory
3 27 (43.55%) PowerShell
3 27 (43.55%) Windows 7
4 26 (41.94%) SharePoint
5 25 (40.32%) SCCM
6 22 (35.48%) VBScript
7 17 (27.42%) BitLocker
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (25.81%) Disk Encryption
8 16 (25.81%) VMware
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
9 15 (24.19%) Skype for Business
9 15 (24.19%) Skype
10 14 (22.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 14 (22.58%) Citrix
10 14 (22.58%) Symantec
10 14 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (22.58%) CESG
11 13 (20.97%) Altiris
11 13 (20.97%) XenApp
11 13 (20.97%) XenDesktop
11 13 (20.97%) LANDesk
11 13 (20.97%) OneDrive
11 13 (20.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 12 (19.35%) User Experience
13 11 (17.74%) Customer Requirements

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 26 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.19%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) OneDrive
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Skype
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) WLAN
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) MSTest
2 1 (1.61%) NUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (9.68%) Law
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Consultant
2 12 (19.35%) SCCM Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Consultant
4 8 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Senior SCCM Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.84%) Author
9 3 (4.84%) Deployment Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.84%) Office 365 Architect
9 3 (4.84%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CSS
1 3 (4.84%) jQuery
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) CAML
3 1 (1.61%) CSS3
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) Java SE
3 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) CESG
2 12 (19.35%) User Experience
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) iPhone
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.84%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Disk Encryption
2 13 (20.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 11 (17.74%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Presales
5 8 (12.90%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (12.90%) Data Privacy
5 8 (12.90%) Information Security
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.23%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) PowerShell
2 22 (35.48%) VBScript
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) MCSE
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.42%) BitLocker
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (20.97%) XenApp
5 13 (20.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (40.32%) SCCM
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (22.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Citrix
3 14 (22.58%) Symantec
4 13 (20.97%) Altiris
4 13 (20.97%) LANDesk
5 11 (17.74%) AppSense
6 8 (12.90%) McAfee
7 3 (4.84%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco
8 2 (3.23%) Computacenter
8 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.61%) Nintex
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.61%) Xamarin