Period
to 21 August 2017

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Office 365 Architect
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 835 857
Rank change year-on-year +108 +22 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 114 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.062% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.065% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 22
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% -6.32%
10th Percentile £413 £380 £399
90th Percentile £677 £720 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90895 102965 107669
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.88% 94.94% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59029 67126 67282
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2782 3113 4175
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +6.38% +5.06%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.36 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.73% +3.37%

Office 365 Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Office 365 Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 Architect over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England +93 111 £500 +2.04%
London +47 63 £538 +7.50%
UK excluding London +89 51 £500 +5.26%
South East +34 24 £525 +11.41%
North of England +74 12 £569 +26.39%
North West +39 10 £500 +11.11%
Midlands +41 7 £463 -28.85%
East of England -5 6 - -
West Midlands +47 5 £475 -26.92%
East Midlands -9 2 £425 -
North East - 2 £638 -
Scotland - 2 £538 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Office 365 Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, Office 365 Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Office 365 Architect in the job title.

1 114 (100.00%) Office 365
2 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
3 53 (46.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (45.61%) Migration
5 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
6 36 (31.58%) Windows
6 36 (31.58%) SharePoint
7 24 (21.05%) Skype for Business
8 23 (20.18%) Skype
8 23 (20.18%) Windows 10
9 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
11 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
12 16 (14.04%) Finance
12 16 (14.04%) MS Exchange
13 15 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (12.28%) OneDrive
14 14 (12.28%) TOGAF
15 13 (11.40%) Citrix
16 12 (10.53%) ITIL
16 12 (10.53%) SCCM
17 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (7.89%) VMware
19 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
19 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
19 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
19 8 (7.02%) IaaS

Office 365 Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 24 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 16 (14.04%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 114 (100.00%) Office 365
2 53 (46.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (12.28%) OneDrive
5 8 (7.02%) IaaS
6 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.63%) SaaS
7 3 (2.63%) Yammer
8 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.18%) Skype
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) VPN
3 3 (2.63%) Network Security
3 3 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (1.75%) DNS
4 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MSI
General
1 16 (14.04%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Advertising
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.51%) BYOD
2 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.51%) Android
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Migration
2 14 (12.28%) TOGAF
3 12 (10.53%) ITIL
4 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (6.14%) Project Management
7 6 (5.26%) Change Management
7 6 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.39%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (4.39%) IT Strategy
8 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.51%) ArchiMate
9 4 (3.51%) Information Security
9 4 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.51%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.88%) C
2 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.39%) MCSE
5 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.75%) Degree
6 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.88%) CISA
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) COBIT
2 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (3.51%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.88%) Cryoserver
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Citrix
3 9 (7.89%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Symantec
5 5 (4.39%) Apple
5 5 (4.39%) Dell
5 5 (4.39%) McAfee
5 5 (4.39%) Splunk
5 5 (4.39%) Trustwave
6 2 (1.75%) AppSense
6 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Capita
7 1 (0.88%) iManage
7 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow