Period
to 25 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 690 805
Rank change year-on-year -62 +115 +35
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 126 140 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 93 51
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £388
90th Percentile £669 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,290 86,992 101,087
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,383 56,264 65,652
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,066 2,875 3,090
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.40 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +19.05%

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 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Top 12 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 25 June 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
England -51 118 £525 - 5
London -45 80 £550 - 4
UK excluding London -53 43 £475 -8.65% 2
Midlands -6 19 £450 -5.21%
West Midlands -11 17 £450 -6.44%
South East -41 10 £538 -2.27%
North of England -32 7 £456 -8.75% 1
Scotland -39 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 4 £463 -13.95%
North West -21 3 £450 - 1
East Midlands -1 2 - -
South West - 2 £475 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, Office 365 Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Office 365 Architect in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) Office 365
2 66 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 60 (47.62%) Migration
4 46 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (34.92%) Active Directory
6 31 (24.60%) Windows
6 31 (24.60%) SharePoint
7 30 (23.81%) Skype
8 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (17.46%) Finance
10 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
12 18 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 18 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (13.49%) Windows 10
13 17 (13.49%) OneDrive
13 17 (13.49%) Skype for Business
13 17 (13.49%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
15 14 (11.11%) IT Strategy
16 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (10.32%) PaaS
17 12 (9.52%) IaaS
18 10 (7.94%) Identity Management
18 10 (7.94%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (7.94%) Security Architecture
18 10 (7.94%) SCCM
18 10 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (7.94%) Virtual Team
19 9 (7.14%) Computer Science

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 31 (24.60%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.49%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 126 (100.00%) Office 365
2 46 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.49%) OneDrive
4 13 (10.32%) PaaS
5 12 (9.52%) IaaS
6 10 (7.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (4.76%) Yammer
9 4 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (3.17%) SaaS
10 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.81%) Skype
2 8 (6.35%) WAN
3 7 (5.56%) LAN
4 5 (3.97%) Firewall
5 4 (3.17%) Internet
5 4 (3.17%) VPN
5 4 (3.17%) WLAN
6 3 (2.38%) Network Security
6 3 (2.38%) Telepresence
6 3 (2.38%) VoIP
7 2 (1.59%) MPLS
7 2 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (0.79%) BGP
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
8 1 (0.79%) DNS
8 1 (0.79%) IPsec
8 1 (0.79%) SSL
8 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.79%) VLAN
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.59%) NUnit
2 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Legal
3 5 (3.97%) German Language
4 3 (2.38%) French Language
5 2 (1.59%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
1 3 (2.38%) CSS
1 3 (2.38%) HTML
1 3 (2.38%) jQuery
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
2 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.59%) CSS3
2 2 (1.59%) HTML5
2 2 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (1.59%) React
2 2 (1.59%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.79%) COM
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.79%) OAuth
3 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Virtual Team
2 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) BYOD
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.59%) PKI
6 2 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) Handset
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.60%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Migration
2 18 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 17 (13.49%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.94%) Identity Management
6 10 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.94%) Security Architecture
7 9 (7.14%) Change Management
8 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.35%) Strategic Thinking
8 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.56%) Information Security
10 6 (4.76%) ITIL
10 6 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.76%) SDLC
11 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.97%) Information Architecture
11 5 (3.97%) Information Management
11 5 (3.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.59%) C#
3 2 (1.59%) SQL
3 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.79%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (6.35%) CISSP
5 7 (5.56%) CISA
5 7 (5.56%) CISM
5 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (4.76%) MCSE
6 6 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (3.97%) CCNP
7 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.17%) CCIE
9 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.79%) CCNA
10 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.79%) MCSA
10 1 (0.79%) MCSD
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.17%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) NIST 800
System Software
1 44 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (7.94%) SCCM
3 5 (3.97%) PingFederate
4 4 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.79%) CASB
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.14%) Google
2 9 (7.14%) VMware
3 5 (3.97%) Apple
3 5 (3.97%) Capita
3 5 (3.97%) Cisco
4 2 (1.59%) Hitachi
4 2 (1.59%) Mercator
4 2 (1.59%) Okta
4 2 (1.59%) Proofpoint
4 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.59%) Symantec
5 1 (0.79%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.79%) Meraki
5 1 (0.79%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.79%) NetApp
5 1 (0.79%) Nintex
5 1 (0.79%) Polycom
5 1 (0.79%) Sonus
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter