Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 707 830
Rank change year-on-year -49 +123 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 128 141 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 102 47
UK median daily rate £525 £533 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +6.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £366 £425 £385
90th Percentile £659 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -4.76%
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 96,041 87,961 101,443
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.86% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,193 57,163 65,399
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,954 3,023 3,334
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.96 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -2.77% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.56 £48.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -38 124 £525 -3.67% 6
London -43 78 £550 - 2
UK excluding London -39 47 £475 -8.65% 4
Midlands +6 20 £450 -2.70% 1
West Midlands +11 17 £450 -2.70% 1
South East -39 14 £475 -9.52% 2
South West - 7 £506 -
East Midlands +6 3 £500 -
North of England -13 3 £463 -7.50%
Yorkshire -15 3 £463 -13.95%
East of England -2 2 £600 +9.09% 1
Scotland -38 1 £400 +10.50%

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Office 365
2 70 (54.69%) Microsoft
3 53 (41.41%) Migration
4 52 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
6 36 (28.13%) Windows
7 29 (22.66%) SharePoint
8 26 (20.31%) Skype
9 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 22 (17.19%) Windows 10
10 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
13 18 (14.06%) Mobile Device Management
13 18 (14.06%) Finance
13 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (12.50%) IT Strategy
15 15 (11.72%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (11.72%) Skype for Business
16 14 (10.94%) PaaS
16 14 (10.94%) SCCM
16 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (10.16%) IaaS
18 11 (8.59%) OneDrive
18 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
18 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (7.81%) TOGAF
19 10 (7.81%) Identity Management
19 10 (7.81%) CISSP
20 9 (7.03%) Security Architecture

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 29 (22.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.72%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) FileNet
Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (100.00%) Office 365
2 52 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (10.94%) PaaS
5 13 (10.16%) IaaS
6 11 (8.59%) OneDrive
7 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (3.91%) SaaS
8 5 (3.91%) Yammer
9 2 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.31%) Skype
2 8 (6.25%) WAN
3 7 (5.47%) LAN
4 5 (3.91%) Firewall
4 5 (3.91%) VPN
5 4 (3.13%) Internet
5 4 (3.13%) Network Security
5 4 (3.13%) WLAN
6 3 (2.34%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.56%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) 4G
8 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.78%) IPsec
8 1 (0.78%) MPLS
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.78%) VoIP
8 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) NUnit
1 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (2.34%) French Language
3 3 (2.34%) German Language
4 2 (1.56%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) Web Services
2 2 (1.56%) .NET
2 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.56%) CSS
2 2 (1.56%) CSS3
2 2 (1.56%) HTML
2 2 (1.56%) HTML5
2 2 (1.56%) jQuery
2 2 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (1.56%) React
2 2 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
1 7 (5.47%) Virtual Team
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.13%) BYOD
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.34%) Replication
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.13%) Windows
2 22 (17.19%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.41%) Migration
2 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (14.06%) Mobile Device Management
3 16 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.81%) Identity Management
6 10 (7.81%) TOGAF
7 9 (7.03%) Change Management
7 9 (7.03%) Project Management
7 9 (7.03%) Security Architecture
8 8 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (6.25%) SDLC
9 7 (5.47%) Information Security
10 6 (4.69%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.69%) Information Management
10 6 (4.69%) ITIL
10 6 (4.69%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.56%) C#
2 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.56%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.81%) CISSP
4 9 (7.03%) CISM
5 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.47%) CISA
6 7 (5.47%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (5.47%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (4.69%) Degree
7 6 (4.69%) MCSE
8 5 (3.91%) CCNP
8 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.13%) CCIE
10 2 (1.56%) CEH
10 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.78%) CCNA
11 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.78%) MCSA
11 1 (0.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.56%) Docker
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) XenApp
3 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (10.94%) SCCM
3 6 (4.69%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.13%) PingFederate
5 3 (2.34%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.78%) CASB
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) Google
3 7 (5.47%) VMware
4 6 (4.69%) Apple
5 5 (3.91%) Capita
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco
6 4 (3.13%) Citrix
7 3 (2.34%) Hitachi
7 3 (2.34%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.56%) EMC
8 2 (1.56%) Mercator
8 2 (1.56%) NetApp
8 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (0.78%) Dell
9 1 (0.78%) IBM
9 1 (0.78%) Mitel
9 1 (0.78%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter