Period
to 20 November 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 20 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 83 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 +33
Contract jobs citing Office 365 61 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.56% 2.23% 1.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.82% 15.67% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 27
Leeds median daily rate £375 £218 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -39.58% -28.71%
10th Percentile £148 £113 £205
90th Percentile £474 £605 £685
West Yorkshire median daily rate £364 £221 £444
% change year-on-year +64.41% -50.14% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% +41.38% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £19.25 £10.85
90th Percentile £14.50 £21.75 £28.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.00% +10.34% -38.95%

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 516 319 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.62% 14.25% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 237 189
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £213 £318
90th Percentile £600 £638 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +56.90% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £19.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £14.50 £25.13 £28.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% -34.74%

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 20 November 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 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
4 22 (36.07%) SharePoint
5 18 (29.51%) Cisco
5 18 (29.51%) Skype
6 17 (27.87%) Skype for Business
7 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
9 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
10 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
11 10 (16.39%) VMware
11 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) Migration
13 8 (13.11%) Firewall
13 8 (13.11%) Linux
13 8 (13.11%) SQL
14 7 (11.48%) SAN
14 7 (11.48%) Retail
14 7 (11.48%) SCCM
15 6 (9.84%) IronPort
15 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
15 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.84%) ITSM
15 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
15 6 (9.84%) DNS
15 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS

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 22 (36.07%) SharePoint
2 17 (27.87%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Skype
2 8 (13.11%) Firewall
3 7 (11.48%) SAN
4 6 (9.84%) DNS
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
7 3 (4.92%) VoIP
8 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.64%) DHCP
9 1 (1.64%) LAN
9 1 (1.64%) MPLS
9 1 (1.64%) Network Security
9 1 (1.64%) WAN
9 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (11.48%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) IT Support
5 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Implementation Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
4 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.11%) Linux
6 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
7 5 (8.20%) Mac OS
7 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.56%) Unix
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.92%) Android
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.84%) ITSM
2 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.20%) Information Security
3 5 (8.20%) Service Management
3 5 (8.20%) Threat Management
4 4 (6.56%) Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) Information Security Management
4 4 (6.56%) ISMS
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Security Management
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.28%) Coaching
6 2 (3.28%) DevOps
6 2 (3.28%) SDLC
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) Cisco
3 10 (16.39%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) IronPort
5 5 (8.20%) F5
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.20%) Symantec
5 5 (8.20%) Veritas
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) IBM
7 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.28%) BMC
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) ESET
9 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.64%) Meraki
9 1 (1.64%) Nintex
9 1 (1.64%) Sage