Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing Office 365 13 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.87% 5.60% 4.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.63% 30.65% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Watford median daily rate £400 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +41.30% -
10th Percentile £368 £114 £105
90th Percentile £433 £475 £600
Hertfordshire median daily rate £208 £325 £230
% change year-on-year -36.15% +41.30% -38.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £14.00

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 63 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.75% 18.29% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 27
Watford median daily rate £475 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +50.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £145 £197 £183
90th Percentile £614 £575 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £15.50

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 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 15 August 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Workflow
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (46.15%) Nintex
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio Code
2 6 (46.15%) CAML
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Law
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (30.77%) Sony
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) CRM

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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) CAML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MAPM
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Nintex
2 4 (30.77%) Sony
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) VMware