Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 57 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +41 -15
Contract jobs citing Office 365 44 67 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.54% 4.17% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.37% 25.09% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 18
North East median daily rate £300 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% -7.51%
10th Percentile £123 £197 £312
90th Percentile £428 £375 £420
England median daily rate £363 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -3.33% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £24.75 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.59% +79.35% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -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 216 267 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.38% 16.61% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 206 36
North East median daily rate £400 £345 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -17.86% +13.51%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £278
90th Percentile £638 £504 £538
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.00 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% +91.78% -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +5.26% -8.43% -7.78%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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
Durham +17 24 £325 -7.14%
Tyne and Wear -17 18 £150 -50.00% 11
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Migration
3 13 (29.55%) Windows
4 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (22.73%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) SMS
7 8 (18.18%) Legal
8 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (13.64%) Firewall
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
10 5 (11.36%) VMware
10 5 (11.36%) SCCM
10 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
11 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.09%) Citrix
11 4 (9.09%) Power BI
11 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.09%) GDPR
12 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
12 3 (6.82%) SaaS

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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) OneDrive
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SMS
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Skype
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) PBX
5 1 (2.27%) PSTN
5 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (9.09%) Power BI
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.36%) Analyst
1 5 (11.36%) Trainer
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365 Trainer
3 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Developer
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Report Specialist
3 3 (6.82%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Migration
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) SFIA
6 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) CCDP
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) CIPD
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (2.27%) Advent
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Polycom
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.27%) Veeam
7 1 (2.27%) Wyse