The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 June 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.08% 1.70% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.54% 25.21% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 12
Median daily rate £440 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £131 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £920 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £162.50 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1020.68% +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.25
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.45%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 162 119 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.60% 6.73% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £95.75 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +560.34% +26.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £21.50 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +5 1 £450 -
Stockport +3 1 - -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 47 (58.75%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
5 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 23 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (26.25%) Windows 10
9 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (23.75%) Windows 7
10 19 (23.75%) ITIL
11 17 (21.25%) DNS
12 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (18.75%) SCCM
14 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
15 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
15 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
16 11 (13.75%) DHCP
16 11 (13.75%) Migration
17 10 (12.50%) VMware
17 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
18 9 (11.25%) Skype for Business
18 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
18 9 (11.25%) Skype
19 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (10.00%) HP

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (11.25%) Skype for Business
5 8 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.50%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.75%) CMS
8 2 (2.50%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.75%) Yammer
3 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) DNS
2 11 (13.75%) DHCP
3 9 (11.25%) Skype
4 8 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (7.50%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.00%) Internet
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.75%) Firewall
7 3 (3.75%) LAN
7 3 (3.75%) WAN
8 2 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) PPTP
9 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) IDOL
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Consultant
3 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) IT Support
8 4 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.25%) Windows 10
4 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (23.75%) Windows 7
6 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.75%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (8.75%) Password Management
5 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.00%) Change Management
6 4 (5.00%) Compliance Management
6 4 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.75%) Content Management
7 3 (3.75%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) Document Management
7 3 (3.75%) IT Strategy
7 3 (3.75%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.75%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) MCP
4 4 (5.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) ACSP
5 3 (3.75%) HP AIS
5 3 (3.75%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) CISSP
7 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) MCPD
7 1 (1.25%) MCSD
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) VMware
3 8 (10.00%) HP
4 7 (8.75%) Citrix
5 6 (7.50%) IronPort
5 6 (7.50%) Lotus
6 5 (6.25%) Apple
6 5 (6.25%) Intel
6 5 (6.25%) Proofpoint
6 5 (6.25%) RightFax
7 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.00%) Symantec
8 3 (3.75%) iManage
8 3 (3.75%) Interwoven
8 3 (3.75%) Reuters
9 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.25%) Google
10 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.25%) Synology
10 1 (1.25%) Veeam
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