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 26 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.13% 4.11% 2.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.78% 26.09% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £465 £900 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.25
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.45%  

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 18 23 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 11.25% 15.75% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 0
Median daily rate £475 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

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 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Yammer
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) PSTN
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365 Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee