Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Office 365 10 7 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.93% 3.27% 2.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.63% 35.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £275 £345 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.29% -12.66% +13.67%
10th Percentile £147 £217 £145
90th Percentile £388 £369 £470
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year - +14.50% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £14.50
10th Percentile £19.93 - £13.75
90th Percentile £33.38 - £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £12.71 £13.10
% change year-on-year +45.53% -2.96% -2.96%

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 19 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.96% 9.35% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 12
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £167 £283 £166
90th Percentile £520 £478 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £14.50
10th Percentile £19.93 - £13.75
90th Percentile £33.38 - £15.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.93 £14.00
% change year-on-year +170.79% -7.68% -8.20%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Staffordshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Office 365 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 April 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 2 £180 -15.29% 4
Lichfield +5 2 £218 -27.50%
Stafford - 2 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £305 - 1
Tamworth +15 1 £375 +2.74% 2
Office 365
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (20.00%) Police
5 2 (20.00%) Okta
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
6 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Police
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Server Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Okta
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) HP