Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OneDrive skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OneDrive over the 6 months to 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)
UK
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 389 414 565
Rank change year-on-year +25 +151 +132
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 241 337 340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 1.66% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 267 224
Median daily rate £400 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £159 £300
90th Percentile £532 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +11.43% -20.00% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.17 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.87% +20.97% -70.83%
10th Percentile £13.80 £19.43 £11.29
90th Percentile £22.00 £39.30 £18.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +20.97% -70.83%

OneDrive is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16,440 20,344 25,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.92% 30.19% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,705 14,286 18,018
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £280 £310
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 302 270
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.76 £11.48
90th Percentile £61.00 £60.70 £47.59
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year +2.63% +9.01% +16.20%

OneDrive
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OneDrive as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OneDrive.

Daily rate trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OneDrive over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OneDrive.

Hourly rate trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OneDrive within the UK over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. 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 +31 179 £389 +0.32% 64
UK excluding London +69 113 £390 +11.43% 50
London +14 84 £375 -10.71% 21
Work from Home -183 66 £400 -5.88% 9
Scotland +10 29 £425 - 5
Midlands +54 27 £465 +106.67% 9
South East +96 25 £416 +80.88% 9
West Midlands +50 24 £469 +114.29% 8
North of England +28 14 £385 +13.09% 15
South West +80 8 £308 -18.00% 5
Yorkshire +36 7 £550 +31.74% 9
East of England +36 7 £325 -2.26% 5
North West +27 6 £350 +22.81% 5
East Midlands +26 3 £125 -61.54% 1
Wales +19 3 £243 -51.50% 3
North East +17 1 £510 +47.83% 1

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing OneDrive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for OneDrive.

1 218 (90.46%) Microsoft 365
2 205 (85.06%) SharePoint
3 164 (68.05%) Microsoft
4 118 (48.96%) Azure
5 111 (46.06%) Migration
6 93 (38.59%) Active Directory
7 71 (29.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 68 (28.22%) Windows
9 61 (25.31%) PowerShell
9 61 (25.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 52 (21.58%) Power Platform
11 51 (21.16%) Microsoft Office
12 45 (18.67%) Windows 10
13 39 (16.18%) PowerApps
14 38 (15.77%) Public Sector
14 38 (15.77%) Yammer
15 32 (13.28%) Skype
16 30 (12.45%) Skype for Business
17 28 (11.62%) VMware
18 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 24 (9.96%) Project Delivery
20 23 (9.54%) SCCM
21 22 (9.13%) Project Management
22 21 (8.71%) Finance
22 21 (8.71%) DNS
23 20 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
23 20 (8.30%) WAN
23 20 (8.30%) Firewall
24 19 (7.88%) Windows Server

OneDrive
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
1 205 (85.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (12.45%) Skype for Business
3 12 (4.98%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.49%) Mailman
6 5 (2.07%) Confluence
6 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 51 (21.16%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 218 (90.46%) Microsoft 365
2 118 (48.96%) Azure
3 71 (29.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 52 (21.58%) Power Platform
5 39 (16.18%) PowerApps
6 38 (15.77%) Yammer
7 17 (7.05%) Power Automate
8 11 (4.56%) SaaS
9 10 (4.15%) AWS
10 9 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (3.73%) IaaS
10 9 (3.73%) PaaS
11 5 (2.07%) Azure Functions
11 5 (2.07%) Serverless
12 4 (1.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (1.66%) Logic Apps
12 4 (1.66%) ShareGate
13 2 (0.83%) Slack
14 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.41%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.28%) Skype
2 21 (8.71%) DNS
3 20 (8.30%) Firewall
3 20 (8.30%) WAN
4 15 (6.22%) DHCP
4 15 (6.22%) LAN
5 13 (5.39%) VPN
6 12 (4.98%) Unified Communications
7 9 (3.73%) SMTP
8 7 (2.90%) Internet
8 7 (2.90%) Intranet
8 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.49%) IMAP
9 6 (2.49%) S/MIME
10 5 (2.07%) Network Security
11 4 (1.66%) PBX
11 4 (1.66%) SAN
11 4 (1.66%) Wireless
12 3 (1.24%) VLAN
12 3 (1.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.64%) Power BI
2 4 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (15.77%) Public Sector
2 21 (8.71%) Finance
3 13 (5.39%) Legal
4 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.49%) Marketing
5 6 (2.49%) Retail
6 5 (2.07%) Banking
7 4 (1.66%) Electronics
7 4 (1.66%) French Language
7 4 (1.66%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.24%) Fire and Rescue
8 3 (1.24%) German Language
8 3 (1.24%) Local Government
8 3 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (14.94%) Architect
2 27 (11.20%) Consultant
3 25 (10.37%) Office 365 Engineer
4 19 (7.88%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.47%) Analyst
6 16 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.39%) Administrator
7 13 (5.39%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (5.39%) Migration Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (4.15%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (4.15%) Developer
10 9 (3.73%) Office 365 Administrator
11 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.32%) Office 365 Consultant
12 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Consultant
12 7 (2.90%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.49%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.49%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.49%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) Node.js
2 4 (1.66%) .NET
3 3 (1.24%) COM
3 3 (1.24%) HTML
3 3 (1.24%) SAML
4 2 (0.83%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.83%) XMPP
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.41%) RESTful
5 1 (0.41%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.32%) User Experience
3 7 (2.90%) NHS
4 6 (2.49%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.07%) Media Streaming
6 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.66%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.24%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.24%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.83%) iPhone
8 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.22%) Windows
2 45 (18.67%) Windows 10
3 19 (7.88%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.98%) Linux
5 9 (3.73%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.32%) CentOS
6 8 (3.32%) Unix
6 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.90%) Android
7 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.49%) SUSE
9 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (46.06%) Migration
2 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (9.96%) Project Delivery
4 22 (9.13%) Project Management
5 20 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (7.47%) ITIL
6 18 (7.47%) Workflow
7 17 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (5.81%) Identity Management
9 13 (5.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (5.39%) Records Management
10 12 (4.98%) Change Management
10 12 (4.98%) Service Management
11 11 (4.56%) Business Case
11 11 (4.56%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.56%) DevOps
11 11 (4.56%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (4.56%) ITSM
12 10 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.31%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.56%) Python
3 9 (3.73%) SQL
4 6 (2.49%) Perl
5 5 (2.07%) Java
6 3 (1.24%) C#
6 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.24%) VB
6 3 (1.24%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.90%) Degree
5 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.24%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.24%) MCSA
6 3 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.83%) MCP
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) SLA
2 4 (1.66%) GDPR
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 93 (38.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (25.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (9.54%) SCCM
3 10 (4.15%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.32%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.66%) Nessus
5 4 (1.66%) QRadar
6 3 (1.24%) SCOM
6 3 (1.24%) Terraform
7 1 (0.41%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 164 (68.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.62%) VMware
3 14 (5.81%) Citrix
4 12 (4.98%) Cisco
5 11 (4.56%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.73%) Nintex
7 6 (2.49%) DocuSign
7 6 (2.49%) Proofpoint
8 5 (2.07%) CA
8 5 (2.07%) EMC
8 5 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.66%) Carbon Black
9 4 (1.66%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle
9 4 (1.66%) Remedy
9 4 (1.66%) SAP
10 3 (1.24%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.24%) Cadence
10 3 (1.24%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.24%) NetApp