Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 January 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)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 64 100
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36 -10
Contract jobs citing Office 365 62 94 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.18% 4.03% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.85% 29.19% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 78 8
North East median daily rate £324 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -13.33% -6.54%
10th Percentile £132 £210 £356
90th Percentile £427 £429 £441
England median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year -3.45% - -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
North East median hourly rate £10.00 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.45% - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -14.29% +18.64% +9.26%

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 the North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 201 322 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.79% 13.81% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 248 49
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -27.46% +37.86%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £313
90th Percentile £638 £525 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £13.45 £15.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £41.95 £55.25 £35.50
England median hourly rate £18.56 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -2.30% -12.20% -3.82%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the North East

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in the North East

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the North East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in the North East

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in the North East

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Tyne and Wear +13 33 £340 +3.42% 9
Durham +16 25 £281 +30.81% 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 33 (53.23%) Windows
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) Migration
3 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 18 (29.03%) SharePoint
4 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
5 16 (25.81%) Skype for Business
5 16 (25.81%) Skype
6 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (20.97%) MCSE
9 12 (19.35%) Windows 10
10 11 (17.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (14.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
12 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (14.52%) SMS
13 8 (12.90%) XML
13 8 (12.90%) C#
13 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.90%) .NET
13 8 (12.90%) IronPort

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 16 (25.81%) Skype for Business
3 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (14.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (12.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.61%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) SaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.84%) IaaS
4 3 (4.84%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.61%) G Suite
6 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) Skype
2 9 (14.52%) SMS
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) PBX
3 4 (6.45%) PSTN
3 4 (6.45%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (4.84%) Power BI
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.68%) Legal
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (9.68%) Analyst
2 6 (9.68%) Consultant
2 6 (9.68%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (8.06%) Collaboration Specialist
4 4 (6.45%) Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Trainer
5 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Floorwalker
5 3 (4.84%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Office 365 Trainer
6 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) IT Floorwalker
6 2 (3.23%) IT Support
6 2 (3.23%) Office 365 Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Report Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
1 8 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.84%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.23%) Social Network
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (19.35%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Migration
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.84%) Change Management
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.23%) Health Informatics
5 2 (3.23%) Informatics
5 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.23%) Project Management
5 2 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.23%) Telematics
5 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.90%) C#
2 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.97%) MCSE
3 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) CIPD
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) GDPR
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) Brightmail
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) IronPort
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Polycom
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Kaspersky
6 2 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Advent
7 1 (1.61%) Altiris
7 1 (1.61%) BEA
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Zoho