Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 August 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +37
Contract jobs citing Office 365 24 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.21% 3.85% 3.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.43% 24.32% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 26
Somerset median daily rate £206 £153 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.25% -83.06% +157.14%
10th Percentile £84 £99 £249
90th Percentile £413 £434 £1,000
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Somerset median hourly rate £17.00 £47.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.21% +187.88% -
10th Percentile £16.55 £46.25 £14.75
90th Percentile £17.45 £49.50 £18.25
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.54% -29.42%

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 Somerset with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 112 74 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.30% 15.81% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 55 26
Somerset median daily rate £413 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% +27.08%
10th Percentile £213 £160 £189
90th Percentile £593 £575 £794
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Somerset median hourly rate £17.00 £48.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.13% +47.73% -
10th Percentile £15.38 £45.88 £19.78
90th Percentile £18.38 £50.25 £34.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -61.11% +38.46% +85.71%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Somerset

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Somerset

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Somerset

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Somerset

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +10 13 £288 -28.13%
Taunton +8 8 £80 -21.95% 4
Bridgwater - 2 £206 -
Street -5 1 £100 -79.42%
Office 365
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (8.33%) G Suite
9 2 (8.33%) Skype
9 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (8.33%) PMO
9 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (8.33%) Android
9 2 (8.33%) SQL
9 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (8.33%) CRM
10 1 (4.17%) Firewall

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) G Suite
2 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Email Filtering
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) MODAF
4 1 (4.17%) NsoIT
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Server Management
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
2 1 (4.17%) Mitel
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Sophos