Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 51 96 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.34% 11.96% 5.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.56% 34.91% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 77 53
Median daily rate £221 £390 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.27% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £158 £130 £153
90th Percentile £475 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £313 £396 £350
% change year-on-year -21.09% +13.14% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.00
10th Percentile £11.25 - £13.20
90th Percentile £13.75 - £14.50
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.88% -11.11% +21.01%

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 192 275 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 38.95% 34.25% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 196 345
Median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £148 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £620
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +33.93% -74.07%
10th Percentile £13.63 £18.13 £13.20
90th Percentile £32.88 £19.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.38 £18.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +23.33%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Oxfordshire.

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 5 April 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
Oxford -4 22 £350 -6.67% 17
Kidlington +6 8 £320 -32.63% 2
Abingdon - 7 £200 - 4
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (47.06%) Windows 10
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (23.53%) Azure
6 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
7 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 9 (17.65%) DBS Check
8 8 (15.69%) VMware
8 8 (15.69%) VoIP
9 7 (13.73%) ITIL
9 7 (13.73%) Migration
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 6 (11.76%) SOAP
10 6 (11.76%) Web Services
10 6 (11.76%) XML
10 6 (11.76%) SQL
10 6 (11.76%) DNS
11 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (9.80%) Cisco
11 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
12 4 (7.84%) Trello
12 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (7.84%) User Experience
12 4 (7.84%) REST
12 4 (7.84%) GxP
12 4 (7.84%) DHCP

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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Trello
3 3 (5.88%) AWS
3 3 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.92%) PowerApps
4 2 (3.92%) Yammer
5 1 (1.96%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) VoIP
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) Skype
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.92%) Police
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Desktop Support
5 7 (13.73%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (11.76%) Architect
7 5 (9.80%) IT Support
7 5 (9.80%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (5.88%) Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) SOAP
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
1 6 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) BYOD
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows 10
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
1 7 (13.73%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) CRM
3 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.88%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) ERP
3 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.88%) Strategic Roadmap
4 2 (3.92%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (3.92%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (3.92%) Time Management
4 2 (3.92%) Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) Information Security
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Release Management
5 1 (1.96%) SEO
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) DBS Check
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GxP
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (3.92%) Adobe
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) CommVault
6 2 (3.92%) Meraki
7 1 (1.96%) Lotus
7 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.96%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas