Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 26 86
Rank change year-on-year -44 +60 +25
Contract jobs citing Office 365 29 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.40% 6.55% 3.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.69% 49.69% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 66 71
North East median daily rate £388 £324 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.78% -1.97% +1.54%
10th Percentile £110 £195 £275
90th Percentile £545 £516 £438
England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
North East median hourly rate £15.35 - £28.00
10th Percentile £13.49 - £14.44
90th Percentile £17.78 - £30.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +12.90% +1.57% -10.24%

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 248 161 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.55% 13.18% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 115 169
North East median daily rate £445 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.76% -3.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £297 £208 £285
90th Percentile £580 £588 £533
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
North East median hourly rate £15.35 - £28.00
10th Percentile £13.49 - £14.67
90th Percentile £17.78 - £36.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -21 21 £375 +7.14% 13
Durham -15 8 £400 +105.13% 2
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Skype for Business
3 8 (27.59%) SCCM
3 8 (27.59%) Skype
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.24%) OneDrive
6 5 (17.24%) Firewall
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) Microservices
7 4 (13.79%) DBS Check
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.34%) Node.js
8 3 (10.34%) F5
8 3 (10.34%) Django
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.34%) QA
8 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
8 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch

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 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (31.03%) Skype for Business
3 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) OneDrive
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) G Suite
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Skype
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
3 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (10.34%) OSPF
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Django Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) React Developer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) Django
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
1 3 (10.34%) Sass
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) React
2 1 (3.45%) Velocity
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Microservices
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Wireframes
5 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.90%) SFIA
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) DBS Check
2 3 (10.34%) CCNP
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) APMG
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.34%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) F5
2 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
2 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
2 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Nintex
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle