Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 November 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 62 85
Rank change year-on-year +32 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 90 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.32% 3.70% 1.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.96% 13.09% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 31 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £240 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -29.41% +7.94%
10th Percentile £183 £150 £261
90th Percentile £450 £425 £513
South East median daily rate £345 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -5.48% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +42.79%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 451 359 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 36.67% 28.25% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 272 210
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £345 £306 £313
90th Percentile £588 £537 £526
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Oxford +23 56 £375 +27.12% 8
Kidlington - 7 £381 - 1
Abingdon - 3 £383 - 1
Witney - 2 - - 1
Thame - 1 £463 -
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
3 42 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 35 (38.89%) SCCM
6 33 (36.67%) SCOM
6 33 (36.67%) Windows 10
7 31 (34.44%) DNS
7 31 (34.44%) DHCP
8 29 (32.22%) LDAP
9 28 (31.11%) Windows Server
10 27 (30.00%) Kerberos
10 27 (30.00%) VMware
11 21 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (22.22%) Migration
12 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
15 16 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
16 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (15.56%) Service Design
17 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (14.44%) Task Automation
18 13 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (13.33%) Cisco
20 11 (12.22%) Clustering
20 11 (12.22%) Publishing
20 11 (12.22%) Application Packaging

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.11%) Totara
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) DHCP
1 31 (34.44%) DNS
2 29 (32.22%) LDAP
3 27 (30.00%) Kerberos
4 8 (8.89%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (7.78%) Firewall
6 6 (6.67%) VoIP
7 4 (4.44%) Intranet
7 4 (4.44%) Network Security
7 4 (4.44%) SMS
8 3 (3.33%) LAN
8 3 (3.33%) Skype
8 3 (3.33%) VPN
9 2 (2.22%) WAN
10 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.11%) Ant
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Hudson
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Maven
2 1 (1.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.22%) Publishing
2 2 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.67%) Developer
6 6 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Office 365 Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) CSS3
2 1 (1.11%) Handlebars
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) HTML5
2 1 (1.11%) jQuery
2 1 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.11%) React
2 1 (1.11%) REST
2 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.22%) Clustering
3 9 (10.00%) Replication
4 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) EPoS
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows 10
3 28 (31.11%) Windows Server
4 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.78%) Linux
6 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) VMS
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Migration
2 16 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.56%) Service Design
4 13 (14.44%) Task Automation
5 11 (12.22%) Application Packaging
6 10 (11.11%) Change Management
7 9 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.89%) Document Management
8 8 (8.89%) ITIL
8 8 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.89%) Project Management
9 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.44%) SDLC
10 4 (4.44%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.44%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.33%) Project Governance
11 3 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) CCNA
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) Docker
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (38.89%) SCCM
2 33 (36.67%) SCOM
3 10 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco
4 10 (11.11%) McAfee
5 6 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Lotus
7 1 (1.11%) NetApp
7 1 (1.11%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk