The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 29 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.60% 0.90% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -11.29% -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 Portsmouth with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16 8 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 9.64% 7.21% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Median daily rate £488 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Skype

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) PSTN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware