Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 27 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 +51 -19
Contract jobs citing Office 365 42 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.38% 4.56% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.73% 46.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 1
Somerset median daily rate £160 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -32.50% +56.86%
10th Percentile £80 £190 £375
90th Percentile £373 £476 £425
South West median daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.15% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +32.14%

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 88 45 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.56% 9.76% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 4
Somerset median daily rate £358 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% - -12.79%
10th Percentile £101 £213 £319
90th Percentile £484 £496 £434
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% - -
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £32.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -45.04% +111.29% -8.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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
Taunton +15 19 £103 -62.73%
Yeovil +9 7 £110 -48.54%
Bath -5 7 £200 -11.11% 3
Portishead - 3 £275 -
Frome - 1 £365 -
Glastonbury - 1 - -
Street - 1 £486 -
Office 365
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 21 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (40.48%) Windows 10
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (19.05%) SCCM
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 5 (11.90%) Citrix
10 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (9.52%) Veeam
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (7.14%) Web Development
12 3 (7.14%) Squid
12 3 (7.14%) Samba
12 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
12 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.14%) MySQL
12 3 (7.14%) Linux

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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 3 (7.14%) Extranet
2 3 (7.14%) Intranet
2 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Desktop Support
1 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Deskside Support
5 3 (7.14%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Officer
5 3 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Support Officer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) RIA
2 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (40.48%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (7.14%) Test Management
2 3 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (2.38%) Data Security
3 1 (2.38%) Logistics
3 1 (2.38%) Matrix Management
3 1 (2.38%) OpenUP
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.38%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) Samba
3 3 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) Webmin
2 3 (7.14%) Xymon
3 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Veeam
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos