Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing Office 365 24 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.72% 4.06% 1.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.00% 44.23% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 5
Leicestershire median daily rate £250 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £78 £188 £264
90th Percentile £415 £362 £395
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £555
% change year-on-year +8.33% -45.95% +58.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.75 - £11.36
10th Percentile £10.58 - £10.79
90th Percentile £13.53 - £12.16
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £11.36
% change year-on-year -58.33% +164.14% -41.00%

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 80 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 15.72% 9.19% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 18
Leicestershire median daily rate £413 £330 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.98% +40.71%
10th Percentile £145 £188 £272
90th Percentile £526 £438 £489
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +27.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.75 - £14.50
10th Percentile £10.58 - £10.86
90th Percentile £13.53 - £18.93
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £15.29 £14.50
% change year-on-year -18.26% +5.47% -24.68%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +3 8 £400 +33.33% 3
Kegworth - 8 £130 -
Hinckley -3 3 £75 -75.00% 2
Office 365
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (12.50%) DHCP
8 3 (12.50%) DNS
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Change Management

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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) G Suite
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Jamf Pro
1 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Veeam
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.17%) RedGate
5 1 (4.17%) SAP