Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 21 September 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 > Slough
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 26 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.42% 2.71% 1.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.37% 16.33% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Slough median daily rate £300 £305 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +69.44% -41.46%
10th Percentile £215 £295 £102
90th Percentile £461 £314 £426
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.38% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -24.00% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +60.00% -20.63% -14.86%

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 Slough with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 38 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.45% 16.61% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 28
Slough median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £313 £225
90th Percentile £559 £543 £491
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -24.00% -50.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +60.00% -36.26% +35.24%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Slough

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Slough

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Slough over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Slough

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (27.78%) Veeam
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (22.22%) Apple
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) DBS Check
9 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) AirWatch
10 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (16.67%) French Language
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (11.11%) Citrix
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 2 (11.11%) DHCP
11 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 2 (11.11%) DNS
11 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 2 (11.11%) MCSE

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing Support
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) DBS Check
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Veeam
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Polycom
6 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.56%) Canon
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault
6 1 (5.56%) ConnectWise
6 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec