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 3 months to 27 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.01% 2.83% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.45% 15.89% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Median daily rate £400 £296 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.02% -25.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £218 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £326 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -6.66% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.80 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.33% +5.71%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 173 107 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 27.72% 17.83% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 81 81
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 8 £260 -14.75% 3
Abingdon - 4 £425 - 3
Banbury - 2 £400 -
Bicester - 1 - -
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
5 14 (26.42%) ITIL
5 14 (26.42%) Windows 10
6 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (18.87%) SCCM
7 10 (18.87%) Migration
7 10 (18.87%) VMware
7 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.98%) Intranet
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco
9 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
10 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (13.21%) CCNA
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
10 7 (13.21%) Finance
11 6 (11.32%) PMI
11 6 (11.32%) PMP
11 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
11 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
11 6 (11.32%) Document Management
11 6 (11.32%) Application Rationalisation
12 5 (9.43%) IaaS
12 5 (9.43%) Information Architecture
12 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
12 5 (9.43%) Skype

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 (28.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) IaaS
4 4 (7.55%) OneDrive
4 4 (7.55%) PaaS
5 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Intranet
2 5 (9.43%) Skype
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) Broadband
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) MPLS
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Ant
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Hudson
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 4 (7.55%) Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.66%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Support
5 3 (5.66%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) PMI
2 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.55%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows 10
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.43%) Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) VMS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Migration
2 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Application Rationalisation
4 6 (11.32%) Document Management
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Information Architecture
6 4 (7.55%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) Release Management
8 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) CCNA
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
2 6 (11.32%) PMP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) APMP
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.77%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) EMC
5 3 (5.66%) Apple
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Freshdesk
7 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.89%) Sony
7 1 (1.89%) Splunk