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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)
UK
Rank 501 612 610
Rank change year-on-year +111 -2  
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 92 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.060% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.62% 0.76% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 5
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -30.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5689 4198 2661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.56% 7.89% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3973 2907 1705
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 96
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.47 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

OneDrive
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OneDrive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OneDrive.

Contractor daily rate trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OneDrive over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OneDrive.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
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 OneDrive within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +88 90 £375 +25.00% 8
London +65 53 £400 +35.59% 3
South East +33 20 £200 -42.85% 2
East of England +8 10 £350 -
Berkshire +31 8 £200 -
Reading +25 8 £200 -
Surrey +16 7 £575 -11.53%
Staines - 6 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £550 -
City of London +4 5 £475 +87.19%
Watford - 5 - -
Hounslow - 4 - -
Oxfordshire -10 3 £200 -40.74%
North East - 3 £300 -
Norfolk +1 2 £150 -
North West - 2 £125 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £125 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £263 -
Liverpool - 2 £125 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
South West +3 1 - - 1
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £225 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2
Bristol - 1 - -

OneDrive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OneDrive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OneDrive.

1 158 (86.81%) Office 365
2 129 (70.88%) SharePoint
3 88 (48.35%) Migration
4 87 (47.80%) Skype
5 85 (46.70%) Windows
6 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 76 (41.76%) Skype for Business
8 74 (40.66%) Active Directory
9 47 (25.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 45 (24.73%) Windows 10
11 40 (21.98%) Yammer
12 39 (21.43%) MS Office
13 34 (18.68%) Windows 7
14 33 (18.13%) SCCM
15 30 (16.48%) MS Excel
16 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Intune
17 22 (12.09%) Security Cleared
17 22 (12.09%) PowerShell
18 21 (11.54%) ITIL
18 21 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
19 20 (10.99%) MS Exchange
20 19 (10.44%) Windows Server
21 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (9.34%) BitLocker
23 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
23 16 (8.79%) Finance
24 15 (8.24%) Identity Management
25 14 (7.69%) Intranet
26 13 (7.14%) DNS
26 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

OneDrive
Top Related 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
1 129 (70.88%) SharePoint
2 76 (41.76%) Skype for Business
3 20 (10.99%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.75%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (21.43%) MS Office
2 30 (16.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (86.81%) Office 365
2 47 (25.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (21.98%) Yammer
4 21 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.49%) Google Drive
6 6 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.55%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 87 (47.80%) Skype
2 14 (7.69%) Intranet
3 13 (7.14%) DNS
4 11 (6.04%) DHCP
5 9 (4.95%) Unified Communications
5 9 (4.95%) WAN
6 8 (4.40%) Internet
6 8 (4.40%) Kerberos
6 8 (4.40%) LDAP
7 6 (3.30%) PBX
7 6 (3.30%) VoIP
8 4 (2.20%) VPN
8 4 (2.20%) WebEx
9 2 (1.10%) Firewall
9 2 (1.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.55%) MPLS
10 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.55%) PSTN
10 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) Power BI
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (8.79%) Finance
2 9 (4.95%) Legal
3 5 (2.75%) Advertising
3 5 (2.75%) Local Government
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.65%) Law
5 3 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (16.48%) Architect
2 21 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
3 18 (9.89%) Office 365 Architect
3 18 (9.89%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.14%) Trainer
5 12 (6.59%) Floorwalker
5 12 (6.59%) Migration Specialist
6 11 (6.04%) Analyst
7 10 (5.49%) SharePoint Specialist
8 9 (4.95%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Azure Architect
9 8 (4.40%) Consultant
9 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) SharePoint Project Manager
10 7 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.85%) Developer
10 7 (3.85%) IT Support
10 7 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.30%) CSS
1 6 (3.30%) jQuery
2 4 (2.20%) RESTful
2 4 (2.20%) SPServices
2 4 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (1.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) OAuth
4 1 (0.55%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.49%) PKI
2 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.30%) User Experience
3 4 (2.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.20%) Taxonomies
3 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.65%) CESG
4 3 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.10%) Blog
5 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.10%) NHS
5 2 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (46.70%) Windows
2 45 (24.73%) Windows 10
3 34 (18.68%) Windows 7
4 19 (10.44%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.85%) Android
6 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.75%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.35%) Migration
2 21 (11.54%) ITIL
3 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (8.24%) Identity Management
5 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.04%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (5.49%) Application Packaging
7 10 (5.49%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.95%) Project Management
8 9 (4.95%) Service Management
9 8 (4.40%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (4.40%) TOGAF
10 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.30%) Document Management
11 6 (3.30%) Email Filtering
11 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.30%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.30%) Workflow
12 5 (2.75%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.20%) C
2 4 (2.20%) SQL
3 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.14%) MCSE
4 12 (6.59%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.04%) Degree
6 8 (4.40%) MCP
7 7 (3.85%) MCITP
8 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.20%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.20%) HND
9 4 (2.20%) MCSA
10 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.65%) MCTS
11 2 (1.10%) MOS
12 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.55%) MCSD
12 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.10%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (40.66%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.34%) BitLocker
3 5 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.20%) XenApp
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (18.13%) SCCM
2 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (6.04%) SCOM
4 6 (3.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.55%) WSUS
5 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.04%) Google
3 9 (4.95%) Citrix
3 9 (4.95%) Intel Security
4 7 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 6 (3.30%) Dell
5 6 (3.30%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.75%) Remedy
7 4 (2.20%) Cisco
8 3 (1.65%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.65%) Lumension
8 3 (1.65%) RightFax
9 2 (1.10%) Altiris
9 2 (1.10%) Apple
9 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle
9 2 (1.10%) Polycom
10 1 (0.55%) CommVault
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) Veritas