Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 42 103
Rank change year-on-year -36 +61 -3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.10% 5.27% 2.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.00% 38.86% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 55 38
North East median daily rate £298 £290 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% -12.12% -
10th Percentile £108 £196 £284
90th Percentile £628 £460 £420
England median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £14.60
England median hourly rate £18.60 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +26.10% -1.67% -14.29%

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 225 175 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.47% 13.57% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 128 87
North East median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £285
90th Percentile £563 £550 £521
England median daily rate £477 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £14.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -15.56%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -25 17 £270 -15.63% 10
Durham -1 9 £257 -20.92% 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 6 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 6 (22.22%) Skype
4 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
6 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
7 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.41%) SFIA
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds

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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) Skype
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
3 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) OSPF
3 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) PBX
4 1 (3.70%) PSTN
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (11.11%) Analyst
1 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Project Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Trainer
2 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Trainer
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (3.70%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Signage
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) SFIA
3 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (3.70%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) TrustSec
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Polycom
5 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) Wyse