Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 February 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 34 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.53% 1.10% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.46% 12.77% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 4
Leicestershire median daily rate £363 £313 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -18.03% -19.74%
10th Percentile £114 £301 £350
90th Percentile £550 £334 £537
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £310
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87% -30.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £12.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.08% -50.00%
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £10.38 £12.25
% change year-on-year +92.77% -15.31% -41.67%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 82 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 15.74% 8.62% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 13 23
Leicestershire median daily rate £360 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £174 £280 £300
90th Percentile £512 £478 £585
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -50.00%
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.42 £16.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -28.64% +30.61% -41.67%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Leicestershire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Leicestershire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Leicestershire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Leicestershire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 17 £363 +16.00% 3
Hinckley +2 1 - -
Lutterworth - 1 £450 -
Kegworth - 1 £165 -
Office 365
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 24 (70.59%) Windows
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco
6 9 (26.47%) Migration
6 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) GDPR
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
8 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
10 5 (14.71%) Apple
10 5 (14.71%) Sophos
10 5 (14.71%) Project Management
10 5 (14.71%) Citrix
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) DHCP
10 5 (14.71%) CRM
10 5 (14.71%) LAN
10 5 (14.71%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (14.71%) Change Management
10 5 (14.71%) XenApp
10 5 (14.71%) WSUS
10 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
10 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Serverless
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Clusterpoint
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) GDPR Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) CRM
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
5 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Email Filtering
6 2 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) CCNP
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CISM
2 2 (5.88%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SSCP
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (14.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Apple
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Sophos