Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 34 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 7.36% 4.92% 2.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.57% 45.61% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 6
Leicestershire median daily rate £388 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -13.04% +38.00%
10th Percentile £114 £300 £276
90th Percentile £528 £372 £503
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £320 £550
% change year-on-year +13.28% -41.82% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.25 £11.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.20% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.33 £9.40
90th Percentile £11.50 £15.18 £12.66
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.75 £10.75 £11.61
% change year-on-year +9.30% -7.39% -35.51%

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 70 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 15.15% 10.80% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 25
Leicestershire median daily rate £394 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -23.53% +44.07%
10th Percentile £137 £275 £290
90th Percentile £508 £500 £583
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £419
% change year-on-year - -4.48% +15.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.25 £11.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.20% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.33 £9.40
90th Percentile £11.50 £15.18 £12.66
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.79 £10.75 £11.61
% change year-on-year +0.40% -7.39% -35.51%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +13 18 £388 +29.17% 4
Hinckley +1 3 £75 -75.00%
Kegworth - 3 £148 -
Lutterworth - 1 £450 -
Office 365
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco
7 8 (23.53%) Migration
7 8 (23.53%) GDPR
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
8 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 6 (17.65%) SaaS
9 6 (17.65%) PaaS
9 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
10 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (14.71%) Project Governance
10 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) DHCP
10 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
10 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
11 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.65%) PaaS
2 6 (17.65%) SaaS
3 3 (8.82%) G Suite
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Serverless
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.88%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.71%) Project Governance
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
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 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCSE
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) SSCP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) BitLocker
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Jamf Pro
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Veeam
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) SAP