Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 September 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 96 124
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 +43
Contract jobs citing Office 365 99 91 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.97% 2.19% 1.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.72% 23.51% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 77
Yorkshire median daily rate £354 £225 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.22% -45.45% +17.86%
10th Percentile £175 £113 £222
90th Percentile £499 £475 £955
England median daily rate £363 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +3.57% -7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £15.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% -33.70% +91.67%
10th Percentile £9.90 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £18.00 £20.55 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +12.90% +2.45% -13.54%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 845 387 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.82% 9.31% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 257 400
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £313
90th Percentile £588 £600 £606
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.21% -17.39% +91.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £24.63 £30.25 £127.50
England median hourly rate £18.95 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +8.97% -17.39%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +2 68 £360 +35.85% 38
South Yorkshire +3 14 £390 +100.00% 11
North Yorkshire -12 14 £300 +37.93% 11
East Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 58 (58.59%) Windows
2 46 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 43 (43.43%) Active Directory
4 27 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 27 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 22 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 21 (21.21%) Migration
7 17 (17.17%) VMware
8 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 13 (13.13%) Service Management
10 12 (12.12%) ITIL
10 12 (12.12%) DNS
10 12 (12.12%) SCCM
11 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (11.11%) Citrix
11 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
12 10 (10.10%) Cisco
12 10 (10.10%) Change Management
12 10 (10.10%) Firewall
12 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
13 9 (9.09%) Android
13 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
13 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.09%) VPN
13 9 (9.09%) SLA
13 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.01%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (5.05%) SaaS
4 4 (4.04%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) IaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) DNS
2 10 (10.10%) Firewall
3 9 (9.09%) Skype
3 9 (9.09%) VPN
4 8 (8.08%) Internet
5 5 (5.05%) DHCP
5 5 (5.05%) Network Security
5 5 (5.05%) SAN
5 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.04%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.03%) IPsec
7 3 (3.03%) VoIP
7 3 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (2.02%) LAN
8 2 (2.02%) MPLS
8 2 (2.02%) SSL
8 2 (2.02%) VLAN
8 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Power BI
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.07%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Finance
4 4 (4.04%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.13%) Support Engineer
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 10 (10.10%) Architect
4 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.07%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (7.07%) Administrator
5 7 (7.07%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.05%) Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.05%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
3 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.01%) COM
4 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.04%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.03%) iPad
3 3 (3.03%) iPhone
3 3 (3.03%) Replication
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
3 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) EPoS
5 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.59%) Windows
2 27 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 27 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.09%) Android
6 8 (8.08%) Linux
7 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.06%) Mac OS
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.04%) Unix
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.02%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) VMS
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Migration
2 13 (13.13%) Service Management
3 12 (12.12%) ITIL
4 10 (10.10%) Change Management
5 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Identification
9 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.04%) Decision-Making
9 4 (4.04%) DevOps
9 4 (4.04%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.04%) IT Strategy
9 4 (4.04%) Release Management
9 4 (4.04%) SFIA
9 4 (4.04%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.07%) SQL
3 5 (5.05%) C#
4 1 (1.01%) C
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.06%) MCSE
3 4 (4.04%) MCSA
4 3 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.02%) MCSD
5 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) CCA
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) NCDA
6 1 (1.01%) NCIE
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) GDPR
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (43.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) XenApp
3 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.02%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.01%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.02%) PowerCLI
3 2 (2.02%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (46.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.17%) VMware
3 11 (11.11%) Citrix
4 10 (10.10%) Cisco
5 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.05%) F5
6 5 (5.05%) HP
7 4 (4.04%) Apple
7 4 (4.04%) IBM
7 4 (4.04%) NetApp
8 3 (3.03%) Dell
8 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.03%) Veeam
9 2 (2.02%) Aruba
9 2 (2.02%) BMC
9 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.02%) Lotus
9 2 (2.02%) Nintex
9 2 (2.02%) Sophos
10 1 (1.01%) Synology