The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.46% 4.05% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.16% 19.67% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £260 £305 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +22.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £240 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 98 61 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 30.15% 20.61% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 39
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Oxford

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Migration
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) IaaS
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) PaaS
8 4 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) PMI
8 4 (20.00%) PMP
8 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) PMO
9 3 (15.00%) Application Rationalisation
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (15.00%) Skype
9 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
10 2 (10.00%) SDLC

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Build Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Trainer
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Application Rationalisation
6 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Service Design
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Document Management
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Informatics
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds