Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 48 37
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 +20
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.73% 1.84% 3.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.31% 13.33% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 26
Somerset median daily rate £306 £165 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.61% -81.67% +152.63%
10th Percentile £100 £128 £330
90th Percentile £519 £185 £1,000
South West median daily rate £325 £345 £375
% change year-on-year -5.80% -8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Somerset median hourly rate £17.00 £47.50 £98.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.21% -51.65% +227.50%
10th Percentile £16.60 £15.70 £30.28
90th Percentile £20.90 £49.50 £172.83
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% +1.27%

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 121 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.69% 13.82% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 19
Somerset median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £223 £287 £259
90th Percentile £578 £575 £855
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Somerset median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £98.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% -49.11% +227.50%
10th Percentile £14.25 £21.30 £30.28
90th Percentile £20.25 £52.00 £172.83
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -63.16% +171.43% +45.83%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +16 16 £331 -
Taunton - 10 £98 - 2
Street - 1 £100 -
Office 365
South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
5 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.41%) Android
10 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
10 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (7.41%) SMS
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (7.41%) PMO
11 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
11 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (3.70%) NsoIT
11 1 (3.70%) Resource Allocation
11 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Law
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) MODAF
3 1 (3.70%) NsoIT
3 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Hummingbird
2 1 (3.70%) Mitel
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Sophos