Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 20 February 2020 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 48 53
Rank change year-on-year +33 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 22 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.37% 2.68% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 15.56% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £190 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.33% - +59.57%
10th Percentile £141 £168 £131
90th Percentile £324 £463 £419
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -32.50% +92.77%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 66 135 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 25.10% 17.22% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 105 33
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £312 £193
90th Percentile £495 £556 £558
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 - £10.59
10th Percentile £10.29 - £10.29
90th Percentile £10.88 - £10.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £11.42
% change year-on-year +29.63% +18.24% -28.64%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Northamptonshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Northamptonshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Northamptonshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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
Northampton +32 19 £190 -49.33% 5
Kettering -5 1 £300 - 3
Wellingborough - 1 £135 - 2
Office 365
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) ITSM
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) Service Management
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) MS Access
9 2 (9.09%) MCSE
9 2 (9.09%) DNS
9 2 (9.09%) Citrix
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Azure
9 2 (9.09%) QA
10 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.55%) Retail
10 1 (4.55%) AWS
10 1 (4.55%) Change Control
10 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
10 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (4.55%) AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITSM
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) VMware