Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 793 859
Rank change year-on-year -27 +66 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 74 104 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 27
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £402 £405 £413
90th Percentile £678 £641 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £519
% change year-on-year +5.26% -8.43% +15.28%
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 98027 97874 106867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.71% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64935 63838 68154
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2864 3312 4055
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -42 73 £525 - 7
London -33 38 £525 - 3
UK excluding London +15 36 £500 +5.26% 4
North of England +60 13 £638 -9.57% 2
North West +29 10 £715 - 1
South East -20 7 £450 -5.26%
Midlands +23 5 £488 +5.41% 1
East of England -10 5 £525 -
South West - 5 £538 - 1
West Midlands +13 4 £444 -4.00% 1
North East - 3 £521 -
East Midlands -2 1 £500 -
Scotland -6 1 £400 -15.79%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 74 (100.00%) Office 365
2 29 (39.19%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.49%) SharePoint
4 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (27.03%) Migration
7 15 (20.27%) Windows
8 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
9 10 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (12.16%) SCCM
10 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (12.16%) VPN
11 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
11 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (9.46%) Citrix
12 7 (9.46%) Finance
13 6 (8.11%) Change Management
13 6 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (8.11%) SaaS
13 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
13 6 (8.11%) Retail
14 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
14 5 (6.76%) Network Design
14 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (6.76%) PaaS
14 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
14 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery

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 27 (36.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (100.00%) Office 365
2 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (8.11%) SaaS
6 5 (6.76%) PaaS
7 4 (5.41%) OneDrive
8 3 (4.05%) IaaS
9 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) VPN
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) Skype
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
1 4 (5.41%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) CSS
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) React
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.05%) Replication
1 3 (4.05%) Social Media
2 2 (2.70%) BYOD
2 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) Fintech
3 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Migration
2 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.11%) Change Management
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Network Design
4 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.41%) IT Governance
5 4 (5.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.05%) CRM
6 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.05%) Open Source
6 3 (4.05%) Presales
6 3 (4.05%) Scrum
7 2 (2.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (2.70%) CEH
3 2 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (2.70%) CISM
3 2 (2.70%) CISSP
3 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) COBIT
1 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) WSUS
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Citrix
3 2 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) Capita
4 1 (1.35%) EMC
4 1 (1.35%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) NetApp
4 1 (1.35%) Proofpoint
4 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec