Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 103 108
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +31
Contract jobs citing Office 365 40 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.57% 1.39% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.32% 16.13% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 25
Leeds median daily rate £350 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -2.70% +54.17%
10th Percentile £143 £352 £294
90th Percentile £501 £550 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £578
% change year-on-year -17.65% -26.41% +77.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £28.75 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +137.60% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £28.75 £12.10
% change year-on-year -47.83% +137.60% -

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 481 186 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.86% 8.64% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 125 197
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £628
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.61% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year -40.00% +106.61% -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
4 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (27.50%) Service Management
5 10 (25.00%) Change Management
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) Internet
7 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (15.00%) SaaS
8 6 (15.00%) Android
8 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (12.50%) Network Security
10 4 (10.00%) Spanish Language
10 4 (10.00%) Release Management
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Strategic Management
10 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
10 4 (10.00%) DevOps

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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) SaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.50%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) Network Security
2 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (2.50%) Power BI
1 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 5 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (15.00%) Android
3 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Service Management
2 10 (25.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 4 (10.00%) Release Management
6 4 (10.00%) SFIA
6 4 (10.00%) Strategic Management
7 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) ITSM
7 3 (7.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (5.00%) CCSP
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.00%) CISM
1 2 (5.00%) CISSP
1 2 (5.00%) GIAC
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Avaya
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat