Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 429 555 704
Rank change year-on-year +126 +149 +42
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 419 354 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.71% 1.47% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 204 119
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +15.27%
10th Percentile £155 £165 £204
90th Percentile £570 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £438
% change year-on-year -3.13% -8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 3
UK median hourly rate £18.46 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.46% +2.94% +7.70%
10th Percentile £12.35 £17.50 £16.00
90th Percentile £46.58 £21.50 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -

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 24,507 24,106 16,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.94% 23.30% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,798 16,643 11,199
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £291 £303 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 338 231
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £58.25 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +24.34% -5.41% +8.82%

OneDrive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OneDrive in the UK

OneDrive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OneDrive over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 2019. 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 +135 393 £375 -6.25% 83
UK excluding London +75 220 £388 -3.13% 59
London +137 189 £375 -8.54% 26
South East +61 74 £400 -1.23% 11
North of England +40 47 £391 -13.06% 14
Midlands +44 33 £415 -2.35% 13
North West +30 31 £395 -1.25% 8
East of England +27 26 £538 +79.17% 6
West Midlands +19 24 £465 +9.41% 8
South West -2 20 £375 +7.14% 13
Yorkshire +37 15 £383 -15.00% 6
Scotland +29 14 £350 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +35 9 £381 +162.93% 5
Northern Ireland - 4 £195 -
Wales - 2 £488 - 1
North East +10 1 £150 -67.74%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 366 (87.35%) Office 365
2 271 (64.68%) SharePoint
3 221 (52.74%) Microsoft
4 204 (48.69%) Active Directory
5 183 (43.68%) Windows
6 158 (37.71%) Migration
6 158 (37.71%) Skype
7 129 (30.79%) Azure
8 122 (29.12%) Windows 10
9 89 (21.24%) Skype for Business
10 80 (19.09%) SCCM
11 73 (17.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 68 (16.23%) Microsoft Intune
13 66 (15.75%) ITIL
14 63 (15.04%) Microsoft Office
15 58 (13.84%) PowerShell
16 55 (13.13%) Power Platform
17 43 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (10.02%) Windows 7
18 42 (10.02%) Power BI
19 41 (9.79%) Yammer
19 41 (9.79%) PowerApps
20 35 (8.35%) DNS
20 35 (8.35%) Finance
21 31 (7.40%) Security Cleared
21 31 (7.40%) Windows Server
22 29 (6.92%) VMware
23 28 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
23 28 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (6.68%) MS Exchange

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
1 271 (64.68%) SharePoint
2 89 (21.24%) Skype for Business
3 28 (6.68%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.72%) Apache
8 3 (0.72%) Confluence
8 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (15.04%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 366 (87.35%) Office 365
2 129 (30.79%) Azure
3 73 (17.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 55 (13.13%) Power Platform
5 41 (9.79%) PowerApps
5 41 (9.79%) Yammer
6 21 (5.01%) AWS
7 19 (4.53%) Google Drive
8 16 (3.82%) G Suite
9 15 (3.58%) IaaS
9 15 (3.58%) PaaS
10 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Flow
11 11 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (2.39%) Mimecast
13 6 (1.43%) Serverless
13 6 (1.43%) ShareGate
14 5 (1.19%) Dropbox
15 4 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.95%) GitHub
16 3 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (37.71%) Skype
2 35 (8.35%) DNS
3 26 (6.21%) VPN
4 20 (4.77%) WAN
5 19 (4.53%) DHCP
5 19 (4.53%) LAN
5 19 (4.53%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.34%) Firewall
7 12 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (2.15%) VLAN
9 8 (1.91%) Intranet
10 7 (1.67%) VoIP
11 5 (1.19%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.95%) Internet
12 4 (0.95%) SMTP
12 4 (0.95%) Softphone
13 3 (0.72%) WLAN
14 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.02%) Power BI
2 12 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.39%) JIRA
2 5 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.95%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) Ant
5 2 (0.48%) GitLab
5 2 (0.48%) MSI
5 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) TestRail
6 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (8.35%) Finance
2 22 (5.25%) Public Sector
3 11 (2.63%) Retail
4 6 (1.43%) Banking
4 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.48%) Advertising
7 2 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (15.27%) Analyst
2 43 (10.26%) Consultant
3 37 (8.83%) Architect
4 34 (8.11%) Office 365 Engineer
5 32 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 25 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (5.97%) Office 365 Consultant
7 24 (5.73%) Office 365 Architect
7 24 (5.73%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.25%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.25%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.77%) Office 365 Manager
10 19 (4.53%) Desktop Support
11 18 (4.30%) Technical Support
12 17 (4.06%) SharePoint Consultant
13 16 (3.82%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.82%) Deployment Engineer
13 16 (3.82%) Office 365 Project Manager
13 16 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.15%) Web Services
2 5 (1.19%) .NET
2 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (0.95%) LDAP
4 3 (0.72%) CSS
4 3 (0.72%) HTML
5 2 (0.48%) jQuery
5 2 (0.48%) JSON
5 2 (0.48%) Middleware
5 2 (0.48%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Ajax
6 1 (0.24%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.53%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (4.30%) Smartphone
4 15 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.15%) PKI
6 7 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (1.67%) User Experience
7 6 (1.43%) Clustering
7 6 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.19%) BYOD
8 5 (1.19%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.19%) iPad
8 5 (1.19%) iPhone
9 4 (0.95%) Home Automation
9 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.95%) Tandem
10 3 (0.72%) PMI
10 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 183 (43.68%) Windows
2 122 (29.12%) Windows 10
3 42 (10.02%) Windows 7
4 31 (7.40%) Windows Server
5 22 (5.25%) Android
6 15 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.34%) Apple iOS
8 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.91%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.19%) Linux
11 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.95%) AIX
12 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (37.71%) Migration
2 66 (15.75%) ITIL
3 43 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (5.97%) Mobile Device Management
7 20 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (4.30%) ITIL V3
9 17 (4.06%) Problem Management
9 17 (4.06%) Project Delivery
10 16 (3.82%) Workflow
11 15 (3.58%) Data Migration
12 14 (3.34%) DevOps
12 14 (3.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 13 (3.10%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (3.10%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (3.10%) Project Management
13 13 (3.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (3.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.84%) PowerShell
2 20 (4.77%) SQL
3 9 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.19%) VBScript
5 3 (0.72%) Java
6 2 (0.48%) C#
6 2 (0.48%) VBA
7 1 (0.24%) C
7 1 (0.24%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (7.40%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.63%) Degree
5 11 (2.63%) MCSA
6 10 (2.39%) MCSE
7 8 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.43%) MCITP
8 6 (1.43%) MCP
9 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.95%) MCTS
10 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CBAP
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.24%) CCA
12 1 (0.24%) CCNA
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.82%) GDPR
2 13 (3.10%) SLA
3 5 (1.19%) PMO
4 4 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.95%) NIST
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.24%) NCSC
5 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 204 (48.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.39%) BitLocker
5 8 (1.91%) XenApp
6 7 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.48%) Docker
9 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.48%) vSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 80 (19.09%) SCCM
2 68 (16.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (2.39%) AirWatch
5 9 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.95%) Netcool
6 4 (0.95%) Terraform
7 3 (0.72%) Ansible
7 3 (0.72%) PaperCut
7 3 (0.72%) WSUS
8 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 221 (52.74%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.92%) VMware
3 25 (5.97%) Citrix
4 24 (5.73%) Cisco
5 23 (5.49%) Google
6 17 (4.06%) Adobe
7 15 (3.58%) Apple
8 12 (2.86%) HP
9 11 (2.63%) Symantec
10 10 (2.39%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.15%) Dell
12 7 (1.67%) McAfee
12 7 (1.67%) MobileIron
12 7 (1.67%) Twitter
12 7 (1.67%) Veeam
13 6 (1.43%) Autodesk
13 6 (1.43%) Forcepoint
13 6 (1.43%) IronPort
13 6 (1.43%) Polycom
14 5 (1.19%) Altiris