Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +37
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.80% 7.05% 4.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.27% 42.31% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 28
Somerset median daily rate £300 £160 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -82.22% +125.00%
10th Percentile £92 £80 £230
90th Percentile £436 £383 £1,000
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £365
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.81% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.15% -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.26
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.85% -17.51%

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 103 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.77% 16.67% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 28
Somerset median daily rate £399 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +7.74% -1.00%
10th Percentile £219 £110 £190
90th Percentile £528 £562 £628
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Somerset median hourly rate - £47.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.94% -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -46.15% +109.68%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +8 15 £325 +44.44% 5
Taunton -9 7 £80 -21.95% 2
Bridgwater - 2 £206 -
Street -6 1 £433 -11.01%
Office 365
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 12 (48.00%) Windows
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) SCCM
7 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (8.00%) Server Building
8 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (8.00%) G Suite
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint

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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) G Suite
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) DMZ
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Server Building
6 1 (4.00%) Break/Fix
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Product Management
6 1 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (4.00%) Server Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle