Period
to 13 May 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 13 May 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
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 428 375 626
Rank change year-on-year -53 +251 +33
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 262 292 236
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.32% 1.91% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 218 149
10th Percentile £191 £204 £225
25th Percentile £316 £304 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +18.75%
75th Percentile £500 £468 £544
90th Percentile £550 £502 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £450
% change year-on-year +0.67% -17.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 14
10th Percentile £13.50 " £10.88
25th Percentile £15.06 " £12.25
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £15.21
75th Percentile £22.69 " £17.50
90th Percentile £23.38 " £18.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - £12.93

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 19,840 15,320 25,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.06% 30.20% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,301 10,739 17,614
10th Percentile £320 £288 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £455
% change year-on-year - -1.10% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 242 242
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.64 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.13 £13.56
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.66
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.18% +6.42%
75th Percentile £45.00 £38.60 £33.48
90th Percentile £62.10 £57.38 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £17.47
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.65% +14.90%

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 13 May 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 17 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 13 May 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 -18 181 £424 +5.88% 72
UK excluding London +8 121 £375 +0.67% 49
Work from Home -213 85 £450 +5.88% 16
London -72 79 £450 +5.88% 24
Scotland -37 30 £375 -11.76%
Midlands +15 25 £473 +51.20% 11
West Midlands +14 19 £475 +111.11% 6
South East +29 18 £413 +73.68% 5
North of England +15 17 £400 +17.65% 15
East of England +15 13 £325 - 7
South West +39 12 £313 -26.47% 10
Yorkshire +32 9 £425 -5.56% 4
North West +11 7 £350 +29.63% 11
East Midlands +17 6 £185 -54.04% 5
Wales +6 4 £130 -74.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £210 -
North East +7 1 £510 +40.69%

For the 6 months to 13 May 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.

1 235 (89.69%) Microsoft 365
2 213 (81.30%) SharePoint
3 171 (65.27%) Microsoft
4 131 (50.00%) Azure
5 114 (43.51%) Migration
6 109 (41.60%) Active Directory
7 81 (30.92%) Windows
8 73 (27.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 71 (27.10%) PowerShell
9 71 (27.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 55 (20.99%) Power Platform
11 47 (17.94%) Microsoft Office
12 46 (17.56%) Skype
12 46 (17.56%) Windows 10
12 46 (17.56%) Social Skills
13 41 (15.65%) Public Sector
14 39 (14.89%) PowerApps
15 37 (14.12%) Skype for Business
16 36 (13.74%) VMware
17 34 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 33 (12.60%) Finance
18 33 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (11.83%) DNS
19 31 (11.83%) Power Automate
20 30 (11.45%) SCCM
21 28 (10.69%) Yammer
22 26 (9.92%) Windows Server
22 26 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
23 25 (9.54%) AWS
23 25 (9.54%) Citrix

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
1 213 (81.30%) SharePoint
2 37 (14.12%) Skype for Business
3 24 (9.16%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.29%) Confluence
4 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.15%) Mailman
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.38%) Moodle
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (17.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 235 (89.69%) Microsoft 365
2 131 (50.00%) Azure
3 71 (27.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 55 (20.99%) Power Platform
5 39 (14.89%) PowerApps
6 31 (11.83%) Power Automate
7 28 (10.69%) Yammer
8 25 (9.54%) AWS
9 20 (7.63%) SaaS
10 11 (4.20%) PaaS
11 10 (3.82%) IaaS
12 6 (2.29%) Mimecast
13 4 (1.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 4 (1.53%) ShareGate
14 2 (0.76%) Azure App Service
14 2 (0.76%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
14 2 (0.76%) Azure Service Bus
14 2 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.56%) Skype
2 31 (11.83%) DNS
3 20 (7.63%) DHCP
3 20 (7.63%) WAN
4 18 (6.87%) Firewall
5 17 (6.49%) LAN
6 12 (4.58%) Intranet
7 10 (3.82%) Unified Communications
8 9 (3.44%) DKIM
8 9 (3.44%) DMARC
8 9 (3.44%) SAN
8 9 (3.44%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.67%) SMTP
10 6 (2.29%) VPN
11 5 (1.91%) PBX
11 5 (1.91%) WebEx
12 4 (1.53%) NAS
13 3 (1.15%) IMAP
13 3 (1.15%) S/MIME
13 3 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.40%) Power BI
2 9 (3.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.38%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) Inno Setup
2 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) TestRail
General
1 46 (17.56%) Social Skills
2 41 (15.65%) Public Sector
3 33 (12.60%) Finance
4 18 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.96%) Legal
6 7 (2.67%) Documentation Skills
6 7 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.67%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (1.53%) Publishing
8 4 (1.53%) Retail
8 4 (1.53%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.15%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (1.15%) German Language
9 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.76%) Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.76%) Law
10 2 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 49 (18.70%) Architect
2 40 (15.27%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 24 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.40%) Consultant
5 21 (8.02%) Analyst
6 20 (7.63%) Microsoft 365 Architect
7 18 (6.87%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.49%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.34%) Infrastructure Manager
10 13 (4.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (4.58%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.20%) Migration Analyst
12 11 (4.20%) Migration Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (3.44%) Azure Architect
14 9 (3.44%) Developer
14 9 (3.44%) Exchange Engineer
14 9 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (3.44%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.29%) SAML
2 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Graph
2 5 (1.91%) Node.js
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 2 (0.76%) HTML
4 2 (0.76%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.76%) XMPP
5 1 (0.38%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) OAuth
5 1 (0.38%) OpenID
5 1 (0.38%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.05%) User Experience
3 6 (2.29%) NHS
4 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.91%) Media Streaming
4 5 (1.91%) PKI
4 5 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.53%) BYOD
6 3 (1.15%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.15%) Replication
6 3 (1.15%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.92%) Windows
2 46 (17.56%) Windows 10
3 26 (9.92%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.58%) Linux
5 9 (3.44%) Android
5 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.91%) Unix
9 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.15%) CentOS
10 3 (1.15%) SUSE
10 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.15%) VMS
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (43.51%) Migration
2 34 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (8.02%) ITIL
5 21 (8.02%) Project Delivery
5 21 (8.02%) Project Management
6 18 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (6.87%) Change Management
7 17 (6.49%) Identity Management
7 17 (6.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (4.96%) DevOps
8 13 (4.96%) Product Roadmap
9 11 (4.20%) Business Case
10 10 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.82%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (3.05%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.05%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 71 (27.10%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.20%) SQL
3 10 (3.82%) Python
4 5 (1.91%) Java
5 4 (1.53%) C
5 4 (1.53%) VB
5 4 (1.53%) VBScript
6 3 (1.15%) Perl
7 2 (0.76%) C#
7 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.44%) Degree
5 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.53%) MCSA
6 3 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.15%) MCSE
7 2 (0.76%) MCP
7 2 (0.76%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.44%) SLA
2 5 (1.91%) GDPR
3 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.76%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) FISMA
5 1 (0.38%) NIST
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (41.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.76%) Docker
6 2 (0.76%) vSphere
6 2 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 73 (27.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 30 (11.45%) SCCM
3 15 (5.73%) Single Sign-On
4 13 (4.96%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.29%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.29%) Terraform
6 3 (1.15%) Opsview
6 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.76%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) CASB
8 1 (0.38%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 171 (65.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.74%) VMware
3 25 (9.54%) Citrix
4 15 (5.73%) Cisco
5 10 (3.82%) ServiceNow
6 8 (3.05%) Clearswift
6 8 (3.05%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.67%) NetApp
8 6 (2.29%) Dell
8 6 (2.29%) Proofpoint
8 6 (2.29%) Symantec
9 5 (1.91%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.91%) EMC
9 5 (1.91%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.53%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.53%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle
10 4 (1.53%) Sonus
10 4 (1.53%) Veritas
10 4 (1.53%) Zscaler