Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 78 75
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.66% 0.98% 2.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.94% 10.68% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 20
South Wales median daily rate £300 £263 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -33.33% +5.00%
10th Percentile £125 £146 £255
90th Percentile £420 £434 £488
Wales median daily rate £300 £331 £400
% change year-on-year -9.43% -17.19% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -51.58% -
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -49.47% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 109 103 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.58% 9.16% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 58
South Wales median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £324 £296
90th Percentile £516 £575 £450
Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £363
% change year-on-year -10.00% +37.93% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -51.58% -
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -49.47% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Cardiff +8 19 £368 -5.16% 3
Newport +17 2 £245 +50.77%
Office 365
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 10
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) SCCM
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
8 4 (16.00%) SIEM
8 4 (16.00%) XenApp
8 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (16.00%) Skype
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.00%) MCSE
10 2 (8.00%) LAN

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 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Skype
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) ADSL
3 1 (4.00%) VSAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Architect
1 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Trainer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) C++ Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
1 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (16.00%) SIEM
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCITP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) MCTS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) CIPD
2 1 (4.00%) ECDL
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) SAP