Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 40 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29 -2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 80 64 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.87% 4.09% 1.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.04% 34.41% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £313 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +19.30% +42.50%
10th Percentile £125 £133 £200
90th Percentile £500 £501 £600
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year - +2.36% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £14.40 - £10.75
90th Percentile £18.90 - £12.85
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £71.99 £13.75
% change year-on-year -75.69% +423.56% -27.63%

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 222 186 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.52% 11.89% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 112 76
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +4.35% +11.29%
10th Percentile £153 £200 £205
90th Percentile £569 £550 £613
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £14.70 - £11.50
90th Percentile £28.80 - £18.40
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -72.00% +247.22% -43.31%

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 16 November 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
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 16 November 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 +20 29 £325 - 8
Hatfield +6 14 £245 -45.56% 5
Hemel Hempstead 0 4 £275 -35.29% 2
St Albans - 4 £233 - 2
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00%
Stevenage - 2 £175 - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £248 - 1
Letchworth +3 1 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £400 -
Royston - 1 £160 - 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £225 -
Kings Langley - 1 £475 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 2
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
3 28 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
5 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.50%) PowerShell
6 18 (22.50%) VMware
7 17 (21.25%) SCCM
8 16 (20.00%) ITIL
9 15 (18.75%) Migration
9 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 14 (17.50%) Nintex
10 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio Code
10 14 (17.50%) REST
10 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (17.50%) Workflow
10 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
11 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.25%) C#
11 13 (16.25%) .NET
11 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (13.75%) CAML
12 11 (13.75%) jQuery
12 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
12 11 (13.75%) CSS
12 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
12 11 (13.75%) Law
12 11 (13.75%) Sony

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 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
4 8 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Skype
2 6 (7.50%) VPN
2 6 (7.50%) Wireless
3 5 (6.25%) Firewall
3 5 (6.25%) VoIP
4 4 (5.00%) DNS
5 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
5 3 (3.75%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.25%) DKIM
7 1 (1.25%) DMARC
7 1 (1.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.25%) Intranet
7 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (2.50%) Power BI
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
1 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio Code
2 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.75%) Law
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (15.00%) IT Support
4 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Office 365 Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) REST
2 13 (16.25%) .NET
2 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.75%) CAML
3 11 (13.75%) CSS
3 11 (13.75%) jQuery
4 4 (5.00%) React
4 4 (5.00%) Redux
5 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) e-Health
2 2 (2.50%) LIMS
2 2 (2.50%) NHS
2 2 (2.50%) PACS
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 28 (35.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.25%) Unix
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (18.75%) Migration
3 14 (17.50%) Workflow
4 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Analytics
7 3 (3.75%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.75%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (3.75%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (3.75%) Information Security
7 3 (3.75%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.75%) ISMS
7 3 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.75%) Security Management
7 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.25%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.25%) SQL
5 4 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.75%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.25%) GIAC
5 1 (1.25%) SANS
5 1 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) XenApp
2 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.75%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.75%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.25%) CASB
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) VMware
3 14 (17.50%) Nintex
4 11 (13.75%) Sony
5 8 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (5.00%) Sophos
7 3 (3.75%) Apple
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle
7 3 (3.75%) Symantec
8 2 (2.50%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.50%) Altiris
8 2 (2.50%) Aruba
8 2 (2.50%) SAP
8 2 (2.50%) Trend Micro
8 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.25%) F5
9 1 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) Twitter