Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Office 365 Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 201 226
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Engineer 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
North West median daily rate £338 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00% -31.43%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £214
90th Percentile £445 £439 £410
England median daily rate £343 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +14.17% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £160.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year -84.38% +193.58% +142.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,596 5,434 6,924
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.54% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,474 3,323 4,352
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £247 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 246 262
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +11.76% -7.91%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £49.38 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.39%

Office 365 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Office 365 Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 Engineer in the North West

Office 365 Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 Engineer in the North West

Office 365 Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Engineer in the North West

Office 365 Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Manchester -17 7 £375 -11.76%
Cheshire -7 3 £275 -8.33% 2
Merseyside +20 2 £293 -
Office 365 Engineer
England

Office 365 Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Office 365 Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 West region featuring Office 365 Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 4 (33.33%) Skype
8 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (25.00%) Migration
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (25.00%) DNS
9 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
11 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (8.33%) Presales
11 1 (8.33%) Power BI
11 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
11 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Office 365 Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
2 1 (8.33%) IronPort
2 1 (8.33%) Sage