The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 622 625
Rank change year-on-year +72 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 60 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.059% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.062% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 10
Median daily rate £525 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £702 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £650 £440
% change year-on-year -19.23% +47.72%  
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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Top 24 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 27 June 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 +52 59 £513 +2.39% 2
London +24 34 £519 +3.64%
South East +20 15 £550 +8.64% 1
City of London +6 8 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £525 -
Berkshire +28 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Cambridge - 4 - -
West Midlands +22 3 £488 -25.00% 1
Surrey +10 3 £575 +4.54% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Staines +9 2 £538 -2.27%
North West +20 1 - -
Manchester +15 1 - -
Birmingham +12 1 £400 -38.46% 1
East Midlands -6 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 £600 -
Scotland - 1 £600 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Office 365
2 81 (58.27%) Microsoft
3 66 (47.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (44.60%) Active Directory
5 61 (43.88%) Migration
6 48 (34.53%) Windows
7 45 (32.37%) SharePoint
8 39 (28.06%) Skype for Business
9 38 (27.34%) Skype
10 36 (25.90%) Windows 10
11 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
12 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
13 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (16.55%) MS Exchange
15 22 (15.83%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (15.11%) TOGAF
17 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Intune
17 18 (12.95%) OneDrive
17 18 (12.95%) PowerShell
18 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.23%) Finance
19 16 (11.51%) SCCM
20 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (10.07%) ITIL
21 14 (10.07%) Citrix
22 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
22 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
23 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Architecture
23 10 (7.19%) WAN
23 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013

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 45 (32.37%) SharePoint
2 39 (28.06%) Skype for Business
3 23 (16.55%) MS Exchange
4 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.72%) IIS
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (100.00%) Office 365
2 66 (47.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (15.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (12.95%) OneDrive
5 8 (5.76%) IaaS
6 5 (3.60%) Yammer
7 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (2.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.34%) Skype
2 10 (7.19%) WAN
3 9 (6.47%) DNS
3 9 (6.47%) VPN
4 7 (5.04%) DHCP
5 4 (2.88%) Internet
6 3 (2.16%) Firewall
6 3 (2.16%) Network Security
6 3 (2.16%) PABX
6 3 (2.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (2.16%) VoIP
7 2 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.72%) ADSL
8 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Advertising
3 3 (2.16%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Retail
3 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) PKI
2 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.88%) BYOD
4 4 (2.88%) Replication
5 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) CESG
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.53%) Windows
2 36 (25.90%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.60%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.88%) Android
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.88%) Migration
2 21 (15.11%) TOGAF
3 14 (10.07%) ITIL
4 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (6.47%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (6.47%) Project Management
7 8 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.04%) IT Strategy
8 7 (5.04%) Service Management
9 6 (4.32%) Data Protection
9 6 (4.32%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (4.32%) Information Security
10 5 (3.60%) Information Architecture
10 5 (3.60%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.60%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.88%) ArchiMate
11 4 (2.88%) Data Governance
11 4 (2.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.95%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.76%) SQL
3 6 (4.32%) C
4 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.60%) MCSE
5 4 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (1.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.44%) Degree
7 2 (1.44%) MCSA
8 1 (0.72%) CISA
8 1 (0.72%) CISM
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) COBIT
1 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 62 (44.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (11.51%) SCCM
3 8 (5.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (5.04%) SCOM
5 6 (4.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.72%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.72%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 81 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.07%) Citrix
3 8 (5.76%) VMware
4 6 (4.32%) Symantec
5 5 (3.60%) Apple
5 5 (3.60%) Dell
5 5 (3.60%) McAfee
5 5 (3.60%) Splunk
5 5 (3.60%) Trustwave
6 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.16%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.44%) AppSense
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco
8 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.72%) iManage