Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 October 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 +2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.41% 9.17% 2.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.90% 88.00% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £245 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -42.86% +55.91%
10th Percentile £262 £192 £272
90th Percentile £370 £375 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +19.23% -3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £14.10 - £15.50
90th Percentile £21.50 - £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year +6.78% -4.07% -33.15%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 41 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.59% 10.42% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 £253 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.52% -27.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £290 £193 £275
90th Percentile £400 £384 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +181.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.10 £40.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £21.50 £50.00 £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £15.38
% change year-on-year +3.28% -0.81% -33.15%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Tamworth -2 7 £370 +1.37% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £304 -
Stoke-on-Trent -14 4 £318 +22.12% 1
Office 365
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) Unix
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) XenApp
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 4 (22.22%) VMware
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) NetApp
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (16.67%) SCCM
11 2 (11.11%) Sage 200
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
11 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
11 2 (11.11%) G Suite
11 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) G Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Sage
6 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky