The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 54 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.98% 2.06% 2.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% 42.86% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £325 £333 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +30.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £148 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.37% +1.58%  

Office 365 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 advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35 28 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 6.88% 4.81% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 6
Median daily rate £500 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +12.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in West Sussex

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in West Sussex

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in West Sussex

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in West Sussex

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Crawley +9 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £225 -
Worthing - 1 £425 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) IaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) ADSL
7 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (23.08%) Apple
7 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (15.38%) Boomi
3 2 (15.38%) iPaaS
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
3 2 (15.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) ADSL
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Server Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
3 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) UAG
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
3 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) Ariba
4 2 (15.38%) Concur
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp