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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 19 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.87% 1.53% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.35% 21.15% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 16
Median daily rate £450 £435 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +32.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -11.29% -7.46%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 85 104 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.37% 7.23% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 51
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £655 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
5 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (22.86%) Firewall
7 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
8 7 (20.00%) MS Office
9 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
10 5 (14.29%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) SCCM
10 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
11 4 (11.43%) SSL
11 4 (11.43%) LAN
11 4 (11.43%) Sophos
11 4 (11.43%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) Information Security
11 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
11 4 (11.43%) Network Security
11 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) PCI QSA

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 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Yammer
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Architect
1 5 (14.29%) Consultant
1 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Information Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) CSS3
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) React
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) VMS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Scorecard
6 2 (5.71%) Server Building
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PCI QSA
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Graphite
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Sophos
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Brocade
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam