Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 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)
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 87 99
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 +14
Contract jobs citing Office 365 80 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.46% 2.23% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.24% 13.22% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 27
Leeds median daily rate £400 £233 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.04% -45.29% -20.56%
10th Percentile £108 £113 £293
90th Percentile £521 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £270 £425
% change year-on-year +38.89% -36.47% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £11.16 - £11.00
10th Percentile £9.70 - £10.00
90th Percentile £11.58 - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.16 £12.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +9.09% -43.95%

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 525 401 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.73% 16.85% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 320 141
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £319 £275 £325
90th Percentile £596 £638 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £11.16 - £11.00
10th Percentile £9.80 - £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.16 £12.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.00% -22.58% -21.02%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 36 (45.00%) Windows
1 36 (45.00%) SharePoint
1 36 (45.00%) Cisco
1 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 36 (45.00%) Skype
2 34 (42.50%) Skype for Business
3 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
4 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (20.00%) IronPort
7 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 14 (17.50%) Migration
8 14 (17.50%) SAN
9 13 (16.25%) Windows 10
10 12 (15.00%) Symantec
10 12 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 12 (15.00%) Firewall
10 12 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (13.75%) NetBackup
11 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Project
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (13.75%) Veritas
11 11 (13.75%) Threat Management
11 11 (13.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
12 10 (12.50%) VMware
13 9 (11.25%) SQL

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 36 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 34 (42.50%) Skype for Business
3 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) OneDrive
3 5 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) PaaS
6 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.00%) Skype
2 14 (17.50%) SAN
3 12 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (15.00%) Firewall
4 6 (7.50%) DNS
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) VoIP
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
6 3 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.50%) MPLS
7 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.25%) BGP
8 1 (1.25%) DHCP
8 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.25%) OSPF
8 1 (1.25%) VPLS
8 1 (1.25%) VPN
8 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (7.50%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Office 365 Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.75%) NHS
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.00%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.25%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.00%) Linux
6 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.00%) Unix
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.50%) Android
9 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Migration
2 11 (13.75%) Threat Management
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL
3 7 (8.75%) ITSM
4 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.25%) Break/Fix
4 5 (6.25%) Information Security
5 4 (5.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (5.00%) ISMS
5 4 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (5.00%) Security Management
6 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.75%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.50%) Open Source
7 2 (2.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
3 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.25%) CCIE
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.25%) CCSP
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) NetBackup
1 11 (13.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (8.75%) SCCM
3 3 (3.75%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) Terraform
5 1 (1.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Cisco
2 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.00%) IronPort
4 12 (15.00%) Symantec
5 11 (13.75%) Veritas
6 10 (12.50%) VMware
7 8 (10.00%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) ServiceNow
9 4 (5.00%) F5
9 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.75%) IBM
11 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.25%) Adobe
12 1 (1.25%) Aruba
12 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.25%) EMC
12 1 (1.25%) HP
12 1 (1.25%) Meraki
12 1 (1.25%) Remedy
12 1 (1.25%) Sage