Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 17 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 +41 +20
Contract jobs citing Office 365 65 102 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.18% 7.26% 2.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.69% 56.04% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 13
Reading median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £185 £208 £183
90th Percentile £750 £539 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Reading median hourly rate £18.87 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £14.55 £13.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £19.50 £16.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.30 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.93% +26.67% -

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 253 182 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.16% 12.96% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 75 81
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £316 £213 £260
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Reading median hourly rate £16.55 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -38.18% -
10th Percentile £13.43 £13.70 £16.05
90th Percentile £39.75 £19.50 £28.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.30 £18.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.03% +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 16 January 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

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 30 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
6 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
6 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
6 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (16.92%) VPN
8 10 (15.38%) Firewall
8 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 9 (13.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (13.85%) VMware
9 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
9 9 (13.85%) ITIL
10 8 (12.31%) SAN
10 8 (12.31%) Android
10 8 (12.31%) SCCM
10 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
10 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
10 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
11 7 (10.77%) Samsung
11 7 (10.77%) Remediation Plan
11 7 (10.77%) Validation
11 7 (10.77%) Migration
11 7 (10.77%) Windows Mobile

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 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.23%) IIS
5 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (7.69%) SaaS
4 3 (4.62%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.08%) IaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Yammer
6 1 (1.54%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) VPN
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
3 8 (12.31%) SAN
4 7 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (9.23%) NAS
6 4 (6.15%) Skype
7 3 (4.62%) DNS
8 2 (3.08%) Internet
8 2 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.54%) DHCP
9 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.54%) WAN
9 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Power BI
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.62%) Publishing
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Analyst
1 10 (15.38%) Consultant
2 9 (13.85%) Change Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Deployment Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.62%) IT Technician
7 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Social Media
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) CESG
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.31%) Android
3 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.62%) Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
3 7 (10.77%) Migration
3 7 (10.77%) Remediation Plan
3 7 (10.77%) Validation
4 6 (9.23%) Coaching
4 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (9.23%) Data Validation
5 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.15%) IT Strategy
7 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.62%) Proactive Management
8 2 (3.08%) Information Security
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 7 (10.77%) MCSE
5 5 (7.69%) CCNA
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.69%) MCSA
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.62%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) MCDST
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
7 1 (1.54%) MCSD
7 1 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) vSphere
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.08%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (12.31%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
3 7 (10.77%) Samsung
4 5 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.08%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Altiris
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle