Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 387 581 662
Rank change year-on-year +194 +81 +19
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 324 306 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.77% 1.16% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 203 151
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £184 £301 £144
90th Percentile £505 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -24.44% +20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -42.22% +4.82%
10th Percentile £19.20 £10.88 £17.53
90th Percentile £21.27 £17.58 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.13 £60.00
% change year-on-year +22.63% -71.46% +179.52%

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 18,303 26,271 20,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.11% 27.10% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,225 18,082 14,103
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 302 271
Median hourly rate £23.94 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £63.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +1.60%

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 7 April 2020.

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 18 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 7 April 2020. 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 +182 264 £400 -13.98% 32
UK excluding London +168 189 £340 -24.44% 31
London +120 122 £425 -12.37% 13
North of England +74 56 £340 -28.42% 5
Scotland +60 46 £425 - 10
South East +99 29 £230 -49.17% 3
Work from Home +25 29 £425 -5.56% 9
East of England +55 27 £325 +96.97% 4
North West +49 23 £285 -36.67% 4
North East +28 20 £340 -28.42%
Yorkshire +48 13 £418 -13.92% 1
South West +39 13 £400 +3.23% 5
Midlands +64 11 £325 -23.53% 2
West Midlands +55 7 £225 -47.06% 2
Wales +33 4 £500 +14.29% 2
East Midlands +33 3 £364 -19.17%
Channel Islands - 2 £350 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £150 -

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 273 (84.26%) Office 365
2 223 (68.83%) SharePoint
2 223 (68.83%) Microsoft
3 174 (53.70%) Windows
4 148 (45.68%) Active Directory
5 133 (41.05%) Migration
6 125 (38.58%) Windows 10
7 122 (37.65%) Azure
8 96 (29.63%) Skype
9 76 (23.46%) PowerShell
10 72 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
11 71 (21.91%) SCCM
12 67 (20.68%) Azure Active Directory
13 63 (19.44%) Skype for Business
14 54 (16.67%) Yammer
15 53 (16.36%) Microsoft Intune
15 53 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (15.74%) Power Platform
17 48 (14.81%) PowerApps
18 46 (14.20%) Windows Server
19 45 (13.89%) Windows 7
20 44 (13.58%) Security Cleared
21 42 (12.96%) Finance
22 39 (12.04%) Citrix
23 37 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
24 36 (11.11%) VMware
24 36 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (10.80%) SC Cleared
25 35 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
26 34 (10.49%) ITIL

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
1 223 (68.83%) SharePoint
2 63 (19.44%) Skype for Business
3 23 (7.10%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.63%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.85%) CMS
8 5 (1.54%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.23%) Apache
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.93%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.62%) Confluence
11 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) Mailman
Applications
1 72 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (9.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.31%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 273 (84.26%) Office 365
2 122 (37.65%) Azure
3 67 (20.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 54 (16.67%) Yammer
5 51 (15.74%) Power Platform
6 48 (14.81%) PowerApps
7 16 (4.94%) AWS
8 14 (4.32%) SaaS
9 12 (3.70%) PaaS
10 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Flow
11 8 (2.47%) IaaS
11 8 (2.47%) ShareGate
12 5 (1.54%) Mimecast
13 4 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (1.23%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.93%) G Suite
15 2 (0.62%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.62%) GitHub
15 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 96 (29.63%) Skype
2 27 (8.33%) DNS
3 20 (6.17%) Firewall
4 16 (4.94%) NetScaler
5 12 (3.70%) DHCP
5 12 (3.70%) VPN
6 8 (2.47%) LAN
6 8 (2.47%) SAN
6 8 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.16%) BGP
7 7 (2.16%) MPLS
7 7 (2.16%) OSPF
7 7 (2.16%) RIP
7 7 (2.16%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.85%) NAS
9 4 (1.23%) Intranet
9 4 (1.23%) VoIP
9 4 (1.23%) WAN
10 2 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.88%) Power BI
2 2 (0.62%) DTS
2 2 (0.62%) MySQL
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 8 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.31%) Hudson
3 1 (0.31%) MSI
3 1 (0.31%) PVCS
3 1 (0.31%) StarTeam
General
1 42 (12.96%) Finance
2 25 (7.72%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.54%) German Language
4 5 (1.54%) Marketing
5 4 (1.23%) Back Office
5 4 (1.23%) Electronics
5 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.93%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Local Government
7 2 (0.62%) French Language
7 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (14.20%) Consultant
2 34 (10.49%) Office 365 Engineer
3 31 (9.57%) Office 365 Consultant
4 25 (7.72%) Project Manager
5 23 (7.10%) Analyst
5 23 (7.10%) Architect
6 22 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.25%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (4.63%) Office 365 Architect
10 14 (4.32%) Administrator
10 14 (4.32%) Trainer
11 12 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
11 12 (3.70%) Office 365 Manager
11 12 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.40%) IT Support
13 10 (3.09%) Desktop Support
13 10 (3.09%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.01%) LDAP
2 3 (0.93%) JSON
3 1 (0.31%) COM
3 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.40%) iPad
3 11 (3.40%) iPhone
4 9 (2.78%) PKI
5 8 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (2.16%) User Experience
6 7 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.93%) Clustering
8 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.93%) Wiki
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.31%) BYOD
10 1 (0.31%) e-Health
10 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.31%) PACS
10 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (53.70%) Windows
2 125 (38.58%) Windows 10
3 46 (14.20%) Windows Server
4 45 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 36 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (5.25%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.01%) Android
10 9 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (2.16%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.85%) Linux
12 6 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.62%) VMS
15 1 (0.31%) AIX
15 1 (0.31%) CentOS
15 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (41.05%) Migration
2 53 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (10.49%) ITIL
6 23 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (7.10%) Project Management
7 21 (6.48%) PRINCE2
8 20 (6.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 19 (5.86%) Change Management
10 18 (5.56%) Project Delivery
11 17 (5.25%) Workflow
12 15 (4.63%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (4.63%) Workflow Management
13 14 (4.32%) Data Analysis
14 12 (3.70%) Information Security
14 12 (3.70%) ITSM
14 12 (3.70%) Scrum
15 11 (3.40%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 11 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 17 (5.25%) SQL
3 10 (3.09%) VBA
4 3 (0.93%) Python
5 2 (0.62%) C
6 1 (0.31%) Dart
6 1 (0.31%) Java
6 1 (0.31%) Perl
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 35 (10.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) Degree
4 9 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.54%) MCSA
7 5 (1.54%) MCSE
8 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.23%) MCITP
9 3 (0.93%) APMG
9 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.93%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.62%) MCP
11 1 (0.31%) MBA
11 1 (0.31%) MCT
11 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) GDPR
2 10 (3.09%) QA
3 7 (2.16%) SLA
4 5 (1.54%) PMO
5 4 (1.23%) P3O
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) HL7
7 1 (0.31%) NCSC
System Software
1 148 (45.68%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (5.25%) XenDesktop
5 13 (4.01%) XenApp
6 11 (3.40%) BitLocker
7 10 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.62%) Docker
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 71 (21.91%) SCCM
2 53 (16.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (4.94%) SCOM
4 11 (3.40%) AirWatch
5 9 (2.78%) XenMobile
6 7 (2.16%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.23%) vMotion
10 2 (0.62%) Ansible
10 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.31%) CASB
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.31%) Netcool
11 1 (0.31%) PaperCut
11 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 223 (68.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.04%) Citrix
3 36 (11.11%) VMware
4 17 (5.25%) Symantec
5 15 (4.63%) Apple
5 15 (4.63%) Cisco
5 15 (4.63%) Trend Micro
6 14 (4.32%) Adobe
7 13 (4.01%) McAfee
8 10 (3.09%) Altiris
8 10 (3.09%) Oracle
9 9 (2.78%) Google
10 7 (2.16%) Brocade
10 7 (2.16%) Hitachi
10 7 (2.16%) Samsung
11 6 (1.85%) HP
12 5 (1.54%) IBM
12 5 (1.54%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.54%) SAP
12 5 (1.54%) ServiceNow