Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 47 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 +39 +13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 158 202 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.54% 4.26% 2.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.22% 17.69% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 129 90
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -6.21%
10th Percentile £150 £115 £113
90th Percentile £488 £525 £539
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.82% -5.17% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.22 £10.95
90th Percentile £28.47 £22.69 £30.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +10.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 822 1,142 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.80% 24.06% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 775 563
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -29.29% +47.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.67 £11.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.50 £35.23
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.58% -8.75% +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Yorkshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Office 365 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +15 106 £350 -17.65% 55
North Yorkshire +2 29 £338 +22.73% 18
South Yorkshire +7 15 £325 +10.64% 18
East Yorkshire +7 5 £190 +72.73% 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 111 (70.25%) Windows
2 95 (60.13%) Active Directory
3 65 (41.14%) Microsoft
4 60 (37.97%) Azure
5 53 (33.54%) VMware
6 51 (32.28%) Windows 10
7 38 (24.05%) Windows Server
8 33 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 32 (20.25%) Retail
10 27 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
10 27 (17.09%) SCCM
11 26 (16.46%) McAfee
12 25 (15.82%) Windows 7
13 24 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (14.56%) AWS
14 23 (14.56%) Linux
14 23 (14.56%) DNS
14 23 (14.56%) Windows Server 2016
15 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
15 21 (13.29%) SQL
15 21 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (12.03%) Migration
17 18 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (10.76%) PowerShell
19 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
19 16 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (10.13%) Skype
20 15 (9.49%) Citrix
20 15 (9.49%) Skype for Business
21 14 (8.86%) Cisco

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 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.49%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Line 500
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
1 1 (0.63%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 60 (37.97%) Azure
2 23 (14.56%) AWS
3 16 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (6.96%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.90%) IaaS
6 3 (1.90%) PaaS
6 3 (1.90%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.27%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.63%) GCP
8 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.56%) DNS
2 16 (10.13%) Skype
3 13 (8.23%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.23%) VPN
4 11 (6.96%) DHCP
5 9 (5.70%) NetScaler
6 8 (5.06%) LAN
6 8 (5.06%) WAN
7 7 (4.43%) Firewall
8 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.16%) Internet
9 5 (3.16%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.53%) VoIP
11 3 (1.90%) Network Security
11 3 (1.90%) SAN
11 3 (1.90%) SMTP
11 3 (1.90%) VLAN
12 2 (1.27%) H.323
12 2 (1.27%) ISDN
12 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.90%) Power BI
2 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Hudson
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (20.25%) Retail
2 12 (7.59%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.43%) Finance
4 6 (3.80%) Law
5 3 (1.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Games
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (17.72%) Analyst
2 26 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.86%) IT Support
5 12 (7.59%) Service Analyst
6 10 (6.33%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Administrator
10 6 (3.80%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Support Technician
11 5 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) COM
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.70%) iPad
2 9 (5.70%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.43%) iPhone
3 7 (4.43%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.63%) Life Science
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 111 (70.25%) Windows
2 51 (32.28%) Windows 10
3 38 (24.05%) Windows Server
4 25 (15.82%) Windows 7
5 23 (14.56%) Linux
5 23 (14.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.80%) Android
9 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (12.03%) Migration
3 14 (8.86%) ITIL
3 14 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (6.33%) Service Management
5 9 (5.70%) Change Management
5 9 (5.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.43%) Project Management
6 7 (4.43%) Technology Roadmap
7 6 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.80%) Data Analysis
7 6 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.80%) Facilities Management
7 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.80%) Security Operations
7 6 (3.80%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.16%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (3.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (3.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.29%) SQL
2 17 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.53%) CCA
3 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.90%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.90%) MCSE
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 95 (60.13%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (5.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (5.70%) XenApp
4 9 (5.70%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.27%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.27%) vSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (17.09%) SCCM
2 12 (7.59%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.16%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.53%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 53 (33.54%) VMware
3 26 (16.46%) McAfee
4 15 (9.49%) Citrix
5 14 (8.86%) Cisco
6 12 (7.59%) Symantec
7 9 (5.70%) HP
8 8 (5.06%) Samsung
9 6 (3.80%) Google
9 6 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.16%) Adobe
10 5 (3.16%) Altiris
10 5 (3.16%) Apple
11 4 (2.53%) Veeam
12 3 (1.90%) Dell
12 3 (1.90%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.90%) Hitachi
12 3 (1.90%) Huawei
13 2 (1.27%) Clearswift
13 2 (1.27%) Sony