Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 15 October 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 30 40
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 37 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 9.87% 4.35% 1.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.41% 28.36% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 5
Liverpool median daily rate £288 £125 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.00% -56.90% +136.73%
10th Percentile £104 £112 £189
90th Percentile £439 £370 £458
Merseyside median daily rate £300 £125 £290
% change year-on-year +140.00% -56.90% +136.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% +13.64% -24.14%
10th Percentile £13.70 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.30 £15.85 £11.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +32.00% +13.64% -24.14%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 68 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 18.13% 15.33% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 34
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £319 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -23.65% +209.26%
10th Percentile £128 £151 £293
90th Percentile £583 £558 £524
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £350 £418
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.17% +156.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% +13.64% -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.70 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.30 £15.85 £11.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +32.00% +13.64% -50.77%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Liverpool

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Liverpool

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Liverpool over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Liverpool

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 10
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.92%) GxP
9 7 (18.92%) Acronis
10 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (16.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.51%) Lucene
11 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (13.51%) ETL
11 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 5 (13.51%) CRM
11 5 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (13.51%) API Development
12 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.81%) DNS
12 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.81%) Service Management
12 4 (10.81%) ITSM
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) BGP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Lotus Notes Support
5 3 (8.11%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Lucene
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.70%) FMCG
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 10
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (13.51%) API Development
2 5 (13.51%) CRM
2 5 (13.51%) ETL
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) ITSM
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) B2B
4 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.41%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Privileged Identity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCITP
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCDST
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) GxP
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Acronis
3 3 (8.11%) Lotus
3 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.70%) VMware