Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 496 369 456
Rank change year-on-year -127 +87 +121
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 339 163 416
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.13% 1.65% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 115 262
10th Percentile £165 £255 £155
25th Percentile £207 £300 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £503 £472 £473
90th Percentile £575 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £390 £388
% change year-on-year -23.08% +0.65% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 18
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.71 £12.35
25th Percentile £14.00 £12.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.46
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% -24.14% +5.46%
75th Percentile £23.00 £16.88 £44.31
90th Percentile £32.15 £22.05 £46.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.46 £16.65 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -4.86% -

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 29,958 9,908 24,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.58% 31.78% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,591 6,931 17,142
10th Percentile £327 £313 £286
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 145 366
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.45 £16.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +4.88% +17.14%
75th Percentile £46.88 £40.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.00 £61.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +14.29%

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 19 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing OneDrive over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 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 -116 267 £375 -3.85% 121
London -136 129 £425 +6.25% 36
UK excluding London -113 125 £300 -23.08% 90
Work from Home -147 125 £463 +15.63% 17
South West -25 29 £255 -15.70% 9
North of England -59 27 £375 +25.00% 31
Midlands -70 24 £375 - 13
South East -101 19 £289 -27.81% 21
North West -53 13 £230 -23.33% 18
West Midlands -62 13 £190 -49.33% 9
East Midlands -24 11 £450 +260.00% 4
Yorkshire -35 11 £413 - 12
Scotland -88 11 £202 -52.59% 2
East of England -38 9 £200 -40.30% 10
Wales -29 6 £475 -5.00% 3
North East - 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland -6 1 £210 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 293 (86.43%) Microsoft 365
2 248 (73.16%) SharePoint
3 221 (65.19%) Microsoft
4 160 (47.20%) Active Directory
5 147 (43.36%) Azure
6 146 (43.07%) Windows
7 101 (29.79%) Migration
8 99 (29.20%) Windows 10
9 92 (27.14%) Social Skills
10 89 (26.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 89 (26.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 89 (26.25%) PowerShell
11 72 (21.24%) Microsoft Office
12 61 (17.99%) Finance
13 51 (15.04%) Power Platform
14 43 (12.68%) DNS
15 38 (11.21%) MS Exchange
15 38 (11.21%) SCCM
15 38 (11.21%) Windows Server
16 35 (10.32%) Skype
16 35 (10.32%) ITIL
17 34 (10.03%) Firewall
18 33 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (9.73%) Cisco
18 33 (9.73%) Citrix
18 33 (9.73%) PowerApps
19 32 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 31 (9.14%) VMware
21 30 (8.85%) ServiceNow
22 27 (7.96%) Windows 7

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
1 248 (73.16%) SharePoint
2 38 (11.21%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.90%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.88%) Confluence
8 2 (0.59%) Documentum
8 2 (0.59%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (21.24%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 293 (86.43%) Microsoft 365
2 147 (43.36%) Azure
3 89 (26.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 51 (15.04%) Power Platform
5 33 (9.73%) PowerApps
6 26 (7.67%) Power Automate
7 22 (6.49%) AWS
8 21 (6.19%) SaaS
9 20 (5.90%) Yammer
10 18 (5.31%) IaaS
11 14 (4.13%) PaaS
12 10 (2.95%) Mimecast
13 8 (2.36%) Azure Sentinel
13 8 (2.36%) Google Workspace
14 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (1.18%) Azure App Service
15 4 (1.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (1.18%) Azure Storage
16 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.88%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.68%) DNS
2 35 (10.32%) Skype
3 34 (10.03%) Firewall
4 24 (7.08%) VPN
5 21 (6.19%) DHCP
6 19 (5.60%) SMTP
7 17 (5.01%) DKIM
7 17 (5.01%) DMARC
8 15 (4.42%) LAN
9 13 (3.83%) WebEx
10 12 (3.54%) WAN
11 10 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.36%) SAN
13 8 (2.36%) VoIP
14 6 (1.77%) Intranet
14 6 (1.77%) Unified Communications
15 5 (1.47%) BGP
15 5 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
15 5 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.31%) Power BI
2 7 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.18%) Metadata
4 3 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.88%) Big Data
4 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 10 (2.95%) JIRA
2 4 (1.18%) Appium
2 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.18%) GitLab
2 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.18%) Mocha
2 4 (1.18%) Selenium
2 4 (1.18%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.59%) Inno Setup
3 2 (0.59%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 92 (27.14%) Social Skills
2 61 (17.99%) Finance
3 25 (7.37%) Public Sector
4 20 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.13%) Banking
6 11 (3.24%) Documentation Skills
6 11 (3.24%) Legal
7 8 (2.36%) Influencing Skills
8 7 (2.06%) Back Office
8 7 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (0.88%) Retail
11 2 (0.59%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Romanian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (11.80%) Support Engineer
2 32 (9.44%) Consultant
3 29 (8.55%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 27 (7.96%) Desktop Support
5 26 (7.67%) Architect
6 25 (7.37%) Analyst
7 22 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.19%) Project Manager
9 20 (5.90%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
10 19 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (5.01%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (4.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (4.42%) Developer
12 15 (4.42%) Microsoft 365 Manager
13 13 (3.83%) Microsoft 365 Architect
14 12 (3.54%) IT Support
14 12 (3.54%) Migration Engineer
15 11 (3.24%) Azure Engineer
15 11 (3.24%) Exchange Engineer
15 11 (3.24%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.24%) XMPP
2 8 (2.36%) SAML
3 5 (1.47%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.47%) CSS
4 4 (1.18%) ARM Templates
4 4 (1.18%) Jest
4 4 (1.18%) LDAP
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Graph
5 3 (0.88%) HTML
5 3 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.59%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) Express
7 1 (0.29%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.29%) jQuery
7 1 (0.29%) LAMP
7 1 (0.29%) OAuth
7 1 (0.29%) OpenID
7 1 (0.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.72%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.65%) BYOD
4 8 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.77%) User Experience
7 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Licensing
8 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.18%) PKI
9 3 (0.88%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.88%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.88%) Social Media
10 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Replication
10 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 146 (43.07%) Windows
2 99 (29.20%) Windows 10
3 38 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.96%) Windows 7
5 18 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 17 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.42%) Android
8 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (2.06%) Linux
9 7 (2.06%) Unix
9 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.77%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.59%) AIX
14 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.59%) VMS
15 1 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.79%) Migration
2 35 (10.32%) ITIL
3 33 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (5.90%) Service Management
7 18 (5.31%) Analytics
7 18 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (4.72%) Identity Management
9 15 (4.42%) Product Roadmap
9 15 (4.42%) Project Delivery
9 15 (4.42%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.13%) Change Management
10 14 (4.13%) Inventory Management
10 14 (4.13%) Project Management
11 13 (3.83%) Change Control
11 13 (3.83%) Data Protection
11 13 (3.83%) DevOps
12 11 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.25%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.54%) SQL
3 10 (2.95%) Python
4 8 (2.36%) C
5 7 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.77%) C#
6 6 (1.77%) VB
7 5 (1.47%) VBScript
8 2 (0.59%) Java
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.06%) MCP
4 7 (2.06%) MCSE
5 5 (1.47%) Degree
5 5 (1.47%) MCSA
6 4 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) CISA
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) GSEC
8 1 (0.29%) MCTS
8 1 (0.29%) SSCP
8 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.77%) PMO
2 6 (1.77%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) NIST
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.29%) HL7
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) NCSC
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (47.20%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.72%) BitLocker
4 14 (4.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.18%) Docker
7 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.88%) XenApp
9 2 (0.59%) vSphere
10 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 89 (26.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 38 (11.21%) SCCM
3 17 (5.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 16 (4.72%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (2.95%) Terraform
6 4 (1.18%) AppManager
6 4 (1.18%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.88%) PingFederate
7 3 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.59%) CASB
8 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.59%) Opsview
8 2 (0.59%) SCOM
8 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.59%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 221 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.73%) Cisco
2 33 (9.73%) Citrix
3 31 (9.14%) VMware
4 30 (8.85%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.24%) Veritas
6 7 (2.06%) Apple
6 7 (2.06%) Bomgar
6 7 (2.06%) CommVault
6 7 (2.06%) Dell
6 7 (2.06%) Ivanti
6 7 (2.06%) Oracle
6 7 (2.06%) Symantec
7 6 (1.77%) HP
7 6 (1.77%) Zscaler
8 5 (1.47%) EMC
8 5 (1.47%) MobileIron
9 4 (1.18%) Adobe
9 4 (1.18%) Clearswift
9 4 (1.18%) Nintex