Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 727 833
Rank change year-on-year -42 +106 0
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 105 125 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 41
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £388 £425 £413
90th Percentile £628 £646 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £506
% change year-on-year -5.00% -1.23% +12.50%
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 96,293 90,999 101,882
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.77% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,953 59,312 65,238
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,840 3,245 3,701
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.54 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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 -40 103 £525 - 11
London -54 62 £550 -2.65% 8
UK excluding London -26 42 £475 -5.00% 4
Midlands +9 15 £425 -8.05% 1
West Midlands +2 13 £401 -13.41% 1
South East -30 10 £463 -11.90% 2
South West - 7 £506 -
East of England 0 5 £525 -4.55%
North of England +31 4 £405 -22.86%
North West +5 3 - -
East Midlands +1 2 £500 -
Scotland -14 1 £400 +60.64% 1
North East - 1 £405 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Office 365
2 45 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 45 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (40.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (30.48%) Migration
5 30 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 25 (23.81%) Windows
7 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 14 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 14 (13.33%) Skype
9 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
9 12 (11.43%) PaaS
9 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
10 11 (10.48%) Skype for Business
10 11 (10.48%) IT Strategy
11 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (9.52%) Project Management
11 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.52%) Finance
11 10 (9.52%) Identity Management
12 9 (8.57%) TOGAF
13 8 (7.62%) Google
13 8 (7.62%) IaaS
13 8 (7.62%) SDLC
14 7 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland

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 30 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.48%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.95%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 105 (100.00%) Office 365
2 43 (40.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (11.43%) PaaS
5 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (7.62%) IaaS
7 7 (6.67%) SaaS
8 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) Skype
2 7 (6.67%) VPN
3 5 (4.76%) Firewall
4 4 (3.81%) Internet
4 4 (3.81%) WAN
5 3 (2.86%) LAN
5 3 (2.86%) WLAN
6 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.90%) Network Security
7 1 (0.95%) SAN
7 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) NUnit
1 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) French Language
4 1 (0.95%) German Language
4 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) .NET
2 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (2.86%) CSS
3 3 (2.86%) React
3 3 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.90%) CSS3
4 2 (1.90%) HTML5
4 2 (1.90%) jQuery
4 2 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.90%) XML
5 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) BYOD
1 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Replication
2 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.95%) Fintech
4 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 14 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Migration
2 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (10.48%) IT Strategy
5 10 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 10 (9.52%) Project Management
5 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 8 (7.62%) SDLC
8 7 (6.67%) ITIL
8 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.71%) Change Management
9 6 (5.71%) Information Management
9 6 (5.71%) Information Security
10 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Data Governance
10 5 (4.76%) Information Architecture
10 5 (4.76%) Network Design
10 5 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) C#
1 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.81%) SQL
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) CISSP
3 7 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (5.71%) CISM
5 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.81%) CISA
6 4 (3.81%) MCSE
7 3 (2.86%) CCIE
7 3 (2.86%) CCNP
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CEH
8 2 (1.90%) Degree
8 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 45 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) XenApp
2 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (6.67%) SCCM
3 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) Google
3 6 (5.71%) Citrix
4 4 (3.81%) VMware
5 3 (2.86%) Apple
5 3 (2.86%) Capita
5 3 (2.86%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) EMC
6 2 (1.90%) Mercator
6 2 (1.90%) NetApp
6 2 (1.90%) Proofpoint
6 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) Dell
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.95%) Symantec