The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 June 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.61% 2.07% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.41% 15.52% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.25
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.45%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37 58 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.35% 13.36% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 9
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in South Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in South Yorkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Sheffield +5 1 - - 4
Doncaster -7 1 - - 1
Office 365
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Skype
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
3 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (41.18%) PBX
3 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
3 7 (41.18%) Polycom
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 1 (5.88%) Power BI
8 1 (5.88%) IaaS
8 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
8 1 (5.88%) SaaS
8 1 (5.88%) PaaS
8 1 (5.88%) Firewall
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) VMware

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Skype
2 7 (41.18%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Business Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Lync Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) VMS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
1 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
1 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Polycom
3 1 (5.88%) VMware