Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 18 September 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)
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 99 113
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +27
Contract jobs citing Office 365 45 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.78% 1.48% 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.84% 16.49% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 30
Leeds median daily rate £363 £225 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.11% -48.57% +45.83%
10th Percentile £150 £113 £220
90th Percentile £506 £404 £678
West Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £265 £550
% change year-on-year +35.85% -51.82% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -17.39% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.45 £15.98
90th Percentile £14.50 £21.35 £29.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -23.37% -17.39% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 509 194 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.18% 9.00% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 134 218
Leeds median daily rate £445 £438 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -7.65% +26.33%
10th Percentile £325 £259 £321
90th Percentile £588 £598 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% -10.87% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.65 £15.98
90th Percentile £14.50 £24.75 £29.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -28.98% -10.87% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Leeds

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Leeds

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Leeds

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (24.44%) Service Management
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (22.22%) Change Management
7 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.56%) Internet
8 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
8 7 (15.56%) Migration
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Firewall
9 6 (13.33%) Web Services
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
9 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
9 6 (13.33%) Android
9 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.33%) Retail
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
10 5 (11.11%) Network Security
10 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (11.11%) F5
10 5 (11.11%) Linux
10 5 (11.11%) VPN
10 5 (11.11%) Cisco
10 5 (11.11%) Red Hat

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) Skype
5 3 (6.67%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 5 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 5 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Office 365 Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.33%) Android
4 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) Linux
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Service Management
2 10 (22.22%) Change Management
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) IT Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) SFIA
6 4 (8.89%) Strategic Management
7 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITSM
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C#
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.22%) MCSA
1 1 (2.22%) MCSE
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) F5
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Nintex
5 1 (2.22%) Sage