Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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 Office 365 (O365)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 41 34
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 32 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.63% 2.34% 2.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.24% 18.18% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Watford median daily rate £325 £325 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.77% +73.81%
10th Percentile £269 £209 £205
90th Percentile £388 £378 £600
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -21.21% +6.45% +63.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £12.00

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 74 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.95% 12.88% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 24
Watford median daily rate £363 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £137 £210 £205
90th Percentile £525 £575 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £398 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £26.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Watford

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Watford

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Watford over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Watford

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 12 (37.50%) Workflow
3 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (37.50%) REST
3 12 (37.50%) Nintex
3 12 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio Code
4 11 (34.38%) Law
4 11 (34.38%) Sony
5 9 (28.13%) CAML
5 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (28.13%) jQuery
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Firewall
8 6 (18.75%) SCCM
8 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) Redux
9 4 (12.50%) React
9 4 (12.50%) Wireless

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio Code
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
1 12 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) IT Support
3 3 (9.38%) Office 365 Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) REST
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (28.13%) CAML
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
2 9 (28.13%) jQuery
3 4 (12.50%) React
3 4 (12.50%) Redux
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Workflow
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
4 3 (9.38%) ISMS
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Nintex
2 11 (34.38%) Sony
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter