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 3 months to 24 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)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 87 68
Rank change year-on-year +64 -19  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 37 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.62% 2.55% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.62% 46.07% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 0
Median daily rate £275 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £14.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.02% -5.80%  

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 North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 69 89 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 12.34% 5.53% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 65 17
Median daily rate £364 £485 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +61.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £14.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +65 22 £313 -5.30% 7
Durham -5 2 - - 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 37 (62.71%) SC Cleared
3 34 (57.63%) SharePoint
4 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
5 32 (54.24%) Skype
6 31 (52.54%) Skype for Business
7 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
8 29 (49.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (47.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (42.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (40.68%) Migration
13 21 (35.59%) Windows
14 20 (33.90%) Office Communications Server
14 20 (33.90%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (27.12%) ITIL
15 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
15 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
16 15 (25.42%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (25.42%) Content Management
17 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
20 10 (16.95%) DNS
20 10 (16.95%) DHCP
20 10 (16.95%) MCSE
21 8 (13.56%) SCCM
21 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure

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 34 (57.63%) SharePoint
2 31 (52.54%) Skype for Business
3 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
4 29 (49.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (47.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (42.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (33.90%) Office Communications Server
7 20 (33.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (54.24%) Skype
2 10 (16.95%) DHCP
2 10 (16.95%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) Intranet
4 2 (3.39%) NAS
4 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) SMS
5 1 (1.69%) SMTP
5 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.69%) Advertising
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Messaging Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) Messaging Support
3 18 (30.51%) Support Engineer
4 14 (23.73%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Messaging Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Business Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Change Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Customer Support Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) MSI Packager
9 1 (1.69%) Server Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) PMI
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.47%) Android
7 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Migration
2 16 (27.12%) ITIL
3 15 (25.42%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (25.42%) Content Management
4 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.78%) People Management
6 3 (5.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.39%) Process Management
7 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.69%) Document Management
8 1 (1.69%) Information Security
8 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 37 (62.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.95%) MCSE
5 5 (8.47%) MCSA
6 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.08%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Trend Micro
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) AppSense
5 1 (1.69%) Cadence
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