The median contractor rate for a Office 365 Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Office 365 Architect
UK
Rank 518 603 609
Rank change year-on-year +85 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 78 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.074% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.077% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 8
Median daily rate £538 £490 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +5.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £490 £525
% change year-on-year +6.12% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Office 365 Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Office 365 Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 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
England +69 72 £550 +12.24% 3
London +48 42 £575 +19.48% 1
South East +42 19 £550 +6.79% 1
Berkshire +30 8 £500 +4.16%
West Midlands +8 4 £475 -5.00% 1
Bracknell +3 4 £500 +16.27%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £650 - 1
West End of London - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £650 -
Glasgow - 4 £249 - 1
Scotland - 4 £249 - 1
Cheshire +32 3 £450 -
North West +28 3 £450 +1.40%
Surrey +14 3 £575 -11.53%
Staines - 3 £575 -
Yorkshire +13 2 £538 +49.30%
Hertfordshire +3 2 £550 -12.00%
City of London 0 2 £538 +16.21% 1
East of England -2 2 £550 -12.00%
Coventry - 2 £520 -
Birmingham - 2 £463 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £538 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £538 -
Hampshire - 2 £475 -
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -

Office 365 Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Office 365
2 94 (65.28%) Microsoft
3 71 (49.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 60 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 51 (35.42%) Migration
7 48 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 48 (33.33%) Skype
8 39 (27.08%) Security Cleared
8 39 (27.08%) Windows
9 36 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 32 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 30 (20.83%) Microsoft Intune
12 29 (20.14%) MS Office
13 28 (19.44%) SCCM
14 26 (18.06%) SQL Server
14 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
15 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
16 22 (15.28%) DNS
17 21 (14.58%) TOGAF
18 20 (13.89%) DHCP
18 20 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
19 19 (13.19%) PKI
20 18 (12.50%) SCOM
20 18 (12.50%) OneDrive
21 17 (11.81%) VPN
21 17 (11.81%) SQL
22 14 (9.72%) Identity Management
23 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
23 13 (9.03%) PowerShell

Office 365 Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 60 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 48 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
4 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.39%) IIS
9 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (20.14%) MS Office
2 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (100.00%) Office 365
2 71 (49.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (12.50%) OneDrive
5 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (7.64%) Yammer
7 9 (6.25%) IaaS
8 5 (3.47%) SaaS
9 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.69%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.33%) Skype
2 22 (15.28%) DNS
3 20 (13.89%) DHCP
4 17 (11.81%) VPN
5 13 (9.03%) WAN
6 6 (4.17%) Internet
6 6 (4.17%) LAN
7 5 (3.47%) LDAP
7 5 (3.47%) VoIP
8 4 (2.78%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.08%) PABX
9 3 (2.08%) WLAN
10 2 (1.39%) MPLS
10 2 (1.39%) PBX
10 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.69%) ADSL
11 1 (0.69%) DMZ
11 1 (0.69%) Firewall
11 1 (0.69%) Network Security
11 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Power BI
3 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (6.94%) Advertising
2 6 (4.17%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) French Language
4 4 (2.78%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.78%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) .NET
1 2 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) Ajax
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) jQuery
2 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.69%) XML
2 1 (0.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) PKI
2 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.78%) Replication
4 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Windows
2 32 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.42%) Migration
2 21 (14.58%) TOGAF
3 14 (9.72%) Identity Management
4 12 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (6.25%) Presales
7 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.86%) IT Strategy
8 7 (4.86%) ITIL
9 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.17%) Project Management
9 6 (4.17%) Service Management
10 5 (3.47%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (3.47%) Information Architecture
11 4 (2.78%) Data Governance
11 4 (2.78%) Data Security
11 4 (2.78%) Information Security
11 4 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.81%) SQL
2 13 (9.03%) C
2 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) C#
3 1 (0.69%) Java
3 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) Degree
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.08%) CCIE
5 3 (2.08%) CCNP
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.39%) MCITP
6 2 (1.39%) MCSA
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) CISM
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ISEB
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 66 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (20.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 28 (19.44%) SCCM
3 18 (12.50%) SCOM
4 9 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.39%) Nagios
6 2 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) Citrix
3 6 (4.17%) Riverbed
3 6 (4.17%) VMware
4 5 (3.47%) Cisco
5 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.08%) Splunk
6 2 (1.39%) Dell
6 2 (1.39%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.39%) Symantec
6 2 (1.39%) Trustwave
7 1 (0.69%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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