Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 28 July 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 106 131
Rank change year-on-year +45 +25 +46
Contract jobs citing Office 365 235 187 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.02% 1.95% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.97% 26.01% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 145 66
Midlands median daily rate £316 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.00% +12.68% -2.74%
10th Percentile £187 £258 £211
90th Percentile £488 £925 £500
England median daily rate £375 £389 £350
% change year-on-year -3.54% +11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £13.68 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -24.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.23 £10.75 £11.51
90th Percentile £15.75 £26.25 £22.79
England median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% -14.29% +12.90%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 941 719 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 12.11% 7.48% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 479 194
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £227 £288 £183
90th Percentile £575 £575 £551
England median daily rate £463 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 14
Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -22.22% +44.00%
10th Percentile £9.60 £10.80 £12.04
90th Percentile £51.95 £25.75 £25.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.99% -12.84% +32.35%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
West Midlands +66 164 £313 -3.85% 28
East Midlands -4 70 £306 -44.32% 14
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 132 (56.17%) Windows
2 99 (42.13%) Microsoft
3 77 (32.77%) Active Directory
4 67 (28.51%) Migration
5 56 (23.83%) Windows 10
6 54 (22.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 52 (22.13%) SharePoint
8 47 (20.00%) SCCM
9 42 (17.87%) Windows Server
10 41 (17.45%) Windows 7
11 40 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
12 36 (15.32%) ITIL
13 33 (14.04%) VMware
14 24 (10.21%) Skype for Business
14 24 (10.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (10.21%) Skype
15 23 (9.79%) Citrix
16 21 (8.94%) MS Exchange
16 21 (8.94%) SQL
16 21 (8.94%) Project Management
16 21 (8.94%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (8.51%) Security Cleared
17 20 (8.51%) PowerShell
18 19 (8.09%) SC Cleared
19 18 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (7.23%) Cisco
20 17 (7.23%) Data Centre
21 16 (6.81%) SAN

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 52 (22.13%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.21%) Skype for Business
3 21 (8.94%) MS Exchange
3 21 (8.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.98%) IIS
7 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.85%) CMS
9 2 (0.85%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.28%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.55%) OneDrive
3 6 (2.55%) SaaS
4 5 (2.13%) IaaS
5 3 (1.28%) PaaS
5 3 (1.28%) Yammer
6 2 (0.85%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.21%) Skype
2 16 (6.81%) SAN
3 14 (5.96%) WAN
4 13 (5.53%) Firewall
4 13 (5.53%) LAN
5 11 (4.68%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (4.26%) VoIP
7 9 (3.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.55%) DNS
9 5 (2.13%) DHCP
9 5 (2.13%) VPN
10 4 (1.70%) 4G
10 4 (1.70%) Intranet
11 3 (1.28%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.85%) ATM
12 2 (0.85%) Internet
12 2 (0.85%) PBX
12 2 (0.85%) VLAN
12 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.53%) Power BI
2 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.28%) JIRA
3 2 (0.85%) MSI
3 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (5.11%) Finance
2 6 (2.55%) Retail
2 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.28%) Advertising
3 3 (1.28%) Publishing
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (13.62%) Architect
2 27 (11.49%) Project Manager
3 25 (10.64%) Consultant
4 24 (10.21%) Administrator
5 20 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (8.09%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.66%) SharePoint Administrator
8 16 (6.81%) Analyst
8 16 (6.81%) Office 365 Engineer
8 16 (6.81%) Office 365 Manager
9 11 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Office 365 Architect
11 9 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.83%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.40%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.40%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.26%) .NET
2 5 (2.13%) CSS
2 5 (2.13%) HTML
3 4 (1.70%) Web Services
4 3 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.43%) Ajax
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.43%) jQuery
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.28%) User Experience
4 2 (0.85%) Clustering
4 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) Blog
5 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.43%) NHS
5 1 (0.43%) PMI
5 1 (0.43%) Replication
5 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (56.17%) Windows
2 56 (23.83%) Windows 10
3 42 (17.87%) Windows Server
4 41 (17.45%) Windows 7
5 24 (10.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.68%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.98%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.70%) Android
9 4 (1.70%) Linux
9 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.28%) Unix
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.51%) Migration
2 36 (15.32%) ITIL
3 21 (8.94%) Project Management
4 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.53%) Dashboard Development
6 13 (5.53%) Information Architecture
7 12 (5.11%) CRM
8 10 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 9 (3.83%) Service Management
10 7 (2.98%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (2.98%) TOGAF
11 6 (2.55%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.55%) Line Management
11 6 (2.55%) Presales
11 6 (2.55%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (2.13%) Patch Management
12 5 (2.13%) Project Governance
12 5 (2.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.94%) SQL
2 20 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.70%) MCITP
4 4 (1.70%) MCSE
5 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.85%) CCNA
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.85%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) MCPD
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) MCSD
7 1 (0.43%) MCTS
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) PMO
2 3 (1.28%) COBIT
3 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 77 (32.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.13%) XenApp
6 3 (1.28%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (20.00%) SCCM
2 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.13%) SCOM
4 2 (0.85%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) logstash
5 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 99 (42.13%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.04%) VMware
3 23 (9.79%) Citrix
4 17 (7.23%) Cisco
5 6 (2.55%) HP
6 5 (2.13%) NetApp
6 5 (2.13%) Oracle
6 5 (2.13%) SAP
7 4 (1.70%) Capita
7 4 (1.70%) Dell
8 3 (1.28%) Apple
8 3 (1.28%) Google
8 3 (1.28%) Lotus
8 3 (1.28%) Veeam
9 2 (0.85%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.85%) EMC
9 2 (0.85%) Novell
9 2 (0.85%) Polycom
9 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.85%) WatchGuard
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