The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 29 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% 2.17% 2.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 60.00% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Median daily rate £246 £306 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.59% -27.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £239 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £385 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.87%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 32 20 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 5.68% 3.61% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -16.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £236 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in South Wales

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in South Wales

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in South Wales

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cardiff +21 2 £246 +2.60%
Office 365
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Nintex
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) ADSL
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Law

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ADSL
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Nintex
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow