The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 32 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.16% 3.87% 2.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 28.26% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 9
Median daily rate £258 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.41% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year -7.93% -5.97%  

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 81 138 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.48% 13.68% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 84 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Reading

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Reading

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Reading

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 41 (51.90%) Migration
2 25 (31.65%) Security Cleared
3 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.11%) SharePoint
4 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
5 15 (18.99%) Skype
6 14 (17.72%) Windows
7 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
7 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (16.46%) OneDrive
8 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
9 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (12.66%) Degree
10 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
10 10 (12.66%) Google
10 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
10 10 (12.66%) Google Drive
11 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
11 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.13%) C
13 6 (7.59%) Project Management
13 6 (7.59%) Finance
13 6 (7.59%) Marketing
13 6 (7.59%) Presales
14 5 (6.33%) Analytics
14 5 (6.33%) Software Licensing

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 23 (29.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (16.46%) OneDrive
2 10 (12.66%) Google Drive
3 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) Yammer
4 2 (2.53%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) Skype
2 2 (2.53%) DHCP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
2 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
1 6 (7.59%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) French Language
2 4 (5.06%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.06%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Consultant
2 27 (34.18%) Office 365 Consultant
3 26 (32.91%) Exchange Consultant
4 21 (26.58%) Migration Consultant
5 20 (25.32%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (12.66%) Migration Specialist
7 10 (12.66%) SharePoint Specialist
8 6 (7.59%) Office 365 Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Office 365 Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Migration Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
1 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) RIA
3 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Android
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.59%) Presales
3 6 (7.59%) Project Management
4 5 (6.33%) Analytics
4 5 (6.33%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.33%) High Availability
4 5 (6.33%) Software Licensing
5 4 (5.06%) Identity Management
5 4 (5.06%) Process Architecture
5 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
6 3 (3.80%) Case Management
6 3 (3.80%) CRM
6 3 (3.80%) Escalation Management
7 2 (2.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.13%) C
3 2 (2.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) CFA
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) Samsung
5 1 (1.27%) Lotus
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.27%) VMware