Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 16 27
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.05% 7.72% 3.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 60.53% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £313 £264 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -31.87% +40.91%
10th Percentile £214 £200 £274
90th Percentile £336 £480 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £326 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -6.79% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.34% -19.44%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £15.25 £13.00 £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +16.00%

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 24 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.16% 12.75% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 21
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -5.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £289 £200 £275
90th Percentile £438 £476 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £455 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +13.67% +0.13% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.34% -19.44%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £15.25 £13.00 £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -25.68% -19.57%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £225 -20.21% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +3 3 £315 +152.00%
Office 365
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Kerberos

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp