The median contractor rate for a Office 365 Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 615 644
Rank change year-on-year +101 +29  
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Architect 86 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.072% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.075% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 4
Median daily rate £550 £478 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.18% +7.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £463 £525
% change year-on-year +12.43% -11.90%  
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 43952 53115 52934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.09% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28568 34621 32069
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1442 1549 2118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

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 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Architect in the UK

Office 365 Architect
Top 30 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 26 April 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 +92 80 £550 +15.18% 3
London +45 51 £575 +15.00% 2
South East +27 17 £525 -4.54%
Berkshire +32 7 £494 +2.86%
West Midlands +30 6 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £525 -
Glasgow - 4 £538 -
Scotland - 4 £538 -
Bracknell +4 3 £525 +22.09%
City of London -6 3 £500 +8.10%
West End of London - 3 £500 -
Birmingham - 3 £450 -
Cheshire +36 2 £475 +5.55%
North West +29 2 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire +20 2 £538 +41.44%
West Yorkshire +20 2 £538 +34.37%
Hampshire +10 2 £475 -
Hertfordshire +9 2 £550 -12.00%
East of England +4 2 £550 -12.00%
Coventry - 2 £520 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £538 -
Surrey +6 1 £650 +8.33%
Croydon - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £550 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Office 365
2 87 (61.70%) Microsoft
3 72 (51.06%) Active Directory
4 65 (46.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 57 (40.43%) Migration
6 53 (37.59%) SharePoint
7 52 (36.88%) Windows
8 45 (31.91%) Security Cleared
9 43 (30.50%) Windows 10
10 42 (29.79%) SC Cleared
11 41 (29.08%) Skype
11 41 (29.08%) Skype for Business
12 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Intune
12 29 (20.57%) SCCM
13 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Office
14 26 (18.44%) TOGAF
15 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
16 20 (14.18%) DNS
16 20 (14.18%) MS Exchange
17 19 (13.48%) Azure Active Directory
18 18 (12.77%) DHCP
19 17 (12.06%) SQL
19 17 (12.06%) PKI
20 16 (11.35%) SCOM
20 16 (11.35%) VPN
21 15 (10.64%) OneDrive
22 14 (9.93%) C
23 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
24 11 (7.80%) PowerShell
24 11 (7.80%) Identity Management

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 53 (37.59%) SharePoint
2 41 (29.08%) Skype for Business
3 20 (14.18%) MS Exchange
4 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 141 (100.00%) Office 365
2 65 (46.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (10.64%) OneDrive
5 9 (6.38%) IaaS
6 7 (4.96%) Yammer
7 5 (3.55%) SaaS
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.08%) Skype
2 20 (14.18%) DNS
3 18 (12.77%) DHCP
4 16 (11.35%) VPN
5 10 (7.09%) WAN
6 3 (2.13%) Internet
6 3 (2.13%) PABX
6 3 (2.13%) VoIP
7 2 (1.42%) Firewall
7 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.42%) LAN
7 2 (1.42%) LDAP
8 1 (0.71%) ADSL
8 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 10 (7.09%) Advertising
2 7 (4.96%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) French Language
4 2 (1.42%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) PKI
2 4 (2.84%) Replication
3 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.13%) Clustering
3 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.42%) BYOD
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.71%) CESG
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.88%) Windows
2 43 (30.50%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.42%) Android
5 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.43%) Migration
2 26 (18.44%) TOGAF
3 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (7.80%) Identity Management
4 11 (7.80%) ITIL
5 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.96%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (4.96%) IT Strategy
8 6 (4.26%) Presales
8 6 (4.26%) Project Management
8 6 (4.26%) Service Management
9 5 (3.55%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (3.55%) Information Architecture
9 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.84%) ArchiMate
10 4 (2.84%) Data Governance
10 4 (2.84%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (2.84%) SDLC
10 4 (2.84%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.06%) SQL
2 14 (9.93%) C
3 11 (7.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 42 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.13%) MCSA
6 2 (1.42%) Degree
6 2 (1.42%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 72 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 29 (20.57%) SCCM
2 16 (11.35%) SCOM
3 7 (4.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.71%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 87 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) Citrix
3 8 (5.67%) VMware
4 3 (2.13%) Apple
4 3 (2.13%) Riverbed
4 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.13%) Symantec
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco
5 2 (1.42%) Dell
5 2 (1.42%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.42%) Splunk
5 2 (1.42%) Trustwave
6 1 (0.71%) AppSense
6 1 (0.71%) iManage
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