The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 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.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 81 84
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.02% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.50% 24.03% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 22
Median daily rate £425 £395 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +20.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +189.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% -7.46%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 120 129 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 8.97% 6.60% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 64
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +189.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +7 20 £450 +3.44% 11
Bradford - 3 - - 3
Wakefield - 1 £275 -
Office 365
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
4 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
5 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
7 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (21.28%) MS Office
9 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
9 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
10 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
10 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
10 8 (17.02%) SCCM
11 7 (14.89%) SCOM
11 7 (14.89%) Project Management
12 6 (12.77%) LAN
12 6 (12.77%) Migration
12 6 (12.77%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) Information Security
12 6 (12.77%) Skype
12 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
13 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
13 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
14 4 (8.51%) Sophos
14 4 (8.51%) SSL
14 4 (8.51%) SLA
14 4 (8.51%) ITIL

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Yammer
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) LAN
2 6 (12.77%) Skype
3 4 (8.51%) Network Security
3 4 (8.51%) SSL
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (2.13%) Intranet
6 1 (2.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Ant
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Analyst
1 6 (12.77%) Consultant
2 5 (10.64%) Architect
2 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (8.51%) Information Specialist
3 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS Specialist
3 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) CSS3
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) React
2 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) VMS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Information Security
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Line Management
6 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.26%) People Management
6 2 (4.26%) Scorecard
6 2 (4.26%) Server Building
6 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) PCI QSA
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) SLA
3 2 (4.26%) PMO
4 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Graphite
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Sophos
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus
6 1 (2.13%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Veeam