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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.50% 4.60% 2.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 70.59% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Median daily rate £165 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £630 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £98.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.20% +227.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -11.29% -7.46%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25 17 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 12.50% 6.51% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +39.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £348 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £562 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.87% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - 3 £165 -
Bath 0 2 - - 4
Office 365
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) iPhone
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office

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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Floorwalker
2 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) VMware