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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.30% 2.54% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.91% 15.38% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £230 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -37.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £286 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% -7.46%  

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 67 39 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 24.01% 16.53% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 52
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.41% -51.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Migration
7 7 (33.33%) SCCM
7 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
8 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (28.57%) Skype
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) PMI
9 4 (19.05%) PMP
9 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) Service Design
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (19.05%) IaaS
9 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
9 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
10 3 (14.29%) XenApp
10 3 (14.29%) vSphere
10 3 (14.29%) PaaS

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 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (19.05%) IaaS
4 3 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Trainer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Trainer
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) BYOD
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Service Design
4 3 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
4 3 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (19.05%) PMP
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) AppDNA
2 3 (14.29%) EdgeSight
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds