Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 36 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 -17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 91 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.36% 4.54% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.36% 32.41% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +9.68% +47.62%
10th Percentile £130 £284 £153
90th Percentile £500 £516 £600
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £155.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.97% +1191.67% -22.58%
10th Percentile £13.50 £147.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £14.50 £162.50 £12.85
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £155.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -88.71% +1140.00% -19.35%

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 220 216 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.37% 14.02% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 80
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £159 £275 £205
90th Percentile £554 £550 £701
East of England median daily rate £428 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.76% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £155.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.19% +968.97% -23.68%
10th Percentile £15.65 £147.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.95 £162.50 £18.80
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -72.00% +309.84% -50.41%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Watford +33 36 £325 - 1
Hatfield +5 16 £178 -60.56% 5
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £375 - 1
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00%
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £500 +66.67% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £400 -
Letchworth +2 1 - - 1
Baldock - 1 £400 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £170 - 1
Royston - 1 £160 -
St Albans - 1 £250 -
Stevenage - 1 - - 3
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 1
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 54 (59.34%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
3 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
4 29 (31.87%) Windows 10
5 26 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 26 (28.57%) VMware
6 25 (27.47%) Migration
7 22 (24.18%) PowerShell
8 21 (23.08%) SCCM
9 18 (19.78%) ITIL
9 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (18.68%) Law
11 13 (14.29%) Workflow
11 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 13 (14.29%) REST
11 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
11 13 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (14.29%) Nintex
12 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
12 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
12 12 (13.19%) C#
12 12 (13.19%) .NET
12 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
12 12 (13.19%) Sony
13 11 (12.09%) Skype for Business
13 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (10.99%) jQuery
14 10 (10.99%) CAML
14 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
4 11 (12.09%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.10%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.30%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Yammer
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) DNS
1 9 (9.89%) Skype
2 6 (6.59%) DHCP
2 6 (6.59%) DMARC
2 6 (6.59%) VPN
3 5 (5.49%) Firewall
4 4 (4.40%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.30%) VoIP
5 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.30%) Wireless
6 2 (2.20%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.10%) DKIM
7 1 (1.10%) Intranet
7 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.10%) SAN
7 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (2.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
2 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (18.68%) Law
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Consultant
5 10 (10.99%) IT Support
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Antivirus Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Audio Visual Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Office 365 Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Active Directory Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Office 365 Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Office 365 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) REST
2 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.99%) CAML
3 10 (10.99%) CSS
3 10 (10.99%) jQuery
4 4 (4.40%) React
4 4 (4.40%) Redux
4 4 (4.40%) Web Services
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.20%) LDAP
6 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) PKI
2 3 (3.30%) Replication
3 2 (2.20%) e-Health
3 2 (2.20%) LIMS
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) PACS
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (59.34%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Windows 10
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Unix
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Migration
2 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (19.78%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) Workflow
4 9 (9.89%) Analytics
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.49%) Data Security
7 5 (5.49%) Threat Management
8 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.30%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.30%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.30%) DevOps
9 3 (3.30%) Information Security Management
9 3 (3.30%) ISMS
9 3 (3.30%) Security Management
9 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.19%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.59%) SQL
5 4 (4.40%) VBScript
6 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) MCP
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.30%) MCSA
4 2 (2.20%) CCNA
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.10%) GIAC
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) SANS
5 1 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) HL7
System Software
1 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.30%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.30%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (23.08%) SCCM
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (8.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.10%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) CASB
5 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.10%) Terraform
5 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.57%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Nintex
4 12 (13.19%) Sony
5 8 (8.79%) Symantec
6 7 (7.69%) Citrix
7 6 (6.59%) Forcepoint
8 5 (5.49%) Cisco
9 4 (4.40%) Sophos
10 2 (2.20%) Altiris
10 2 (2.20%) Apple
10 2 (2.20%) HP
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 2 (2.20%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.10%) F5
11 1 (1.10%) Google
11 1 (1.10%) Meraki
11 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.10%) Twitter