Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 18 53
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 +26
Contract jobs citing Office 365 59 105 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.63% 7.08% 2.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.99% 55.56% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 14
Reading median daily rate £420 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.28% -20.63% +33.33%
10th Percentile £239 £189 £232
90th Percentile £610 £484 £445
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% - -

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 227 189 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.82% 12.74% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 74 69
Reading median daily rate £403 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £313 £188 £225
90th Percentile £575 £526 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 1
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £19.61 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% -29.96% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year -22.35% +24.34% -63.75%

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Reading

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Reading over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (61.02%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
3 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (22.03%) VPN
7 12 (20.34%) Android
7 12 (20.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (20.34%) Windows 10
8 10 (16.95%) SCCM
8 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
8 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
8 10 (16.95%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (15.25%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
9 9 (15.25%) Samsung
10 8 (13.56%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
11 7 (11.86%) Coaching
11 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
11 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
11 7 (11.86%) ITIL
11 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.86%) Migration
12 6 (10.17%) VMware
12 6 (10.17%) Firewall
12 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (10.17%) SAN

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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.08%) IIS
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (10.17%) SaaS
4 3 (5.08%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.39%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) VPN
2 10 (16.95%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) NAS
3 6 (10.17%) SAN
4 3 (5.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (3.39%) Skype
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Power BI
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Publishing
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Office 365 Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) IT Support
6 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Social Media
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Android
2 12 (20.34%) Windows 10
3 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
3 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.08%) Linux
7 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
1 8 (13.56%) Remediation Plan
2 7 (11.86%) Coaching
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Change Control
3 4 (6.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.78%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.08%) Proactive Management
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.39%) CRM
5 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) CCNP
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.08%) MCSA
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Samsung
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
3 6 (10.17%) Citrix
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) Symantec
6 1 (1.69%) Altiris
6 1 (1.69%) AppSense
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Remedy