Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 35 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +23
Contract jobs citing Office 365 88 53 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.02% 4.21% 5.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.99% 29.94% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 41
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £158 £194 £288
90th Percentile £500 £528 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Reading median hourly rate £16.33 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.60% -21.88% +10.34%
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.06 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +52.44% - -13.79%

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 326 177 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.31% 14.05% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 88 163
Reading median daily rate £450 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +10.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £238 £210
90th Percentile £636 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.33 £12.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.60% -36.26% +35.24%
10th Percentile £12.66 £11.25 £17.12
90th Percentile £19.35 £17.68 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.06 £12.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +52.44% -36.26% +17.07%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 49 (55.68%) Windows
2 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.32%) Active Directory
4 33 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (20.45%) Migration
5 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
6 14 (15.91%) Windows 10
6 14 (15.91%) MS Exchange
6 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
7 13 (14.77%) Skype
8 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 12 (13.64%) SCCM
8 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (12.50%) B2C
9 11 (12.50%) VMware
10 10 (11.36%) VPN
11 9 (10.23%) DNS
11 9 (10.23%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (10.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.09%) PaaS
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.09%) Skype for Business
12 8 (9.09%) IaaS
12 8 (9.09%) Citrix
12 8 (9.09%) DHCP
12 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (7.95%) Cisco

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 14 (15.91%) MS Exchange
1 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.27%) FileNet
6 2 (2.27%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (9.09%) IaaS
3 8 (9.09%) PaaS
4 7 (7.95%) SaaS
5 5 (5.68%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.14%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Skype
2 10 (11.36%) VPN
3 9 (10.23%) DNS
4 8 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 3 (3.41%) SAN
6 2 (2.27%) WAN
6 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.14%) GSM
7 1 (1.14%) Internet
7 1 (1.14%) IPsec
7 1 (1.14%) LAN
7 1 (1.14%) SSL
7 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.14%) VLAN
7 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.14%) Power BI
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
1 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.14%) Selenium
1 1 (1.14%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
1 6 (6.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Legal
2 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Consultant
2 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Architect
4 6 (6.82%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (5.68%) Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Field Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Support Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
1 2 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Clustering
3 3 (3.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Blog
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.68%) Windows
2 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.91%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.27%) Unix
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.14%) Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Migration
2 11 (12.50%) B2C
3 9 (10.23%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.82%) B2B
6 6 (6.82%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (6.82%) Identity Management
6 6 (6.82%) Privileged Identity Management
6 6 (6.82%) Service Management
7 5 (5.68%) ITIL
7 5 (5.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (5.68%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.55%) Change Management
8 4 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.55%) MCITP
4 4 (4.55%) MCTS
5 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (44.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.27%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.14%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) VMware
3 8 (9.09%) Citrix
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco
5 6 (6.82%) HP
6 4 (4.55%) Okta
7 2 (2.27%) Capita
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Lotus
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle
7 2 (2.27%) Samsung
8 1 (1.14%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.14%) WatchGuard