Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 34 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 +37
Contract jobs citing Office 365 61 62 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.25% 4.93% 7.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.55% 28.84% 52.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 27
Reading median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £114 £239 £213
90th Percentile £500 £580 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £444 £375
% change year-on-year -21.13% +18.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -27.50% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +40.00% -20.63% -

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 312 215 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.73% 17.10% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 117 92
Reading median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £188
90th Percentile £617 £555 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -26.06% -
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £18.81
90th Percentile £19.38 £34.03 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +33.93% -28.61% +35.24%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
3 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
6 14 (22.95%) SCCM
7 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
8 11 (18.03%) Windows 10
9 10 (16.39%) Skype
9 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
10 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (13.11%) Migration
12 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.48%) SQL
12 7 (11.48%) VPN
12 7 (11.48%) SaaS
12 7 (11.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (11.48%) IaaS
12 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (9.84%) PaaS
13 6 (9.84%) DNS
13 6 (9.84%) DHCP
13 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.20%) B2C
14 5 (8.20%) VMware
14 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business

Office 365
Co-occurring 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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.28%) FileNet
6 2 (3.28%) IBM Domino
6 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) IaaS
2 7 (11.48%) SaaS
3 6 (9.84%) PaaS
4 5 (8.20%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.64%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Skype
2 7 (11.48%) VPN
3 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 6 (9.84%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
1 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) French Language
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Consultant
2 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Azure Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Architect
4 4 (6.56%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) IT Support
5 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Support Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.56%) Clustering
1 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
2 2 (3.28%) Social Media
3 1 (1.64%) Blog
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.03%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Migration
2 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (8.20%) B2C
3 5 (8.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) SIEM
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (4.92%) Decision-Making
5 3 (4.92%) ITSM
5 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.92%) Presales
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C#
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) MCITP
3 2 (3.28%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) MCTS
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCDST
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.56%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Okta
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Lotus
5 2 (3.28%) Samsung
6 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow