Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 107 117
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +56
Contract jobs citing Office 365 97 77 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.93% 1.83% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.59% 20.21% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 77
Yorkshire median daily rate £335 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -19.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £138 £177 £222
90th Percentile £496 £550 £955
England median daily rate £365 £375 £398
% change year-on-year -2.67% -5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £14.12 £10.50 £9.13
90th Percentile £35.40 £28.50 £18.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.42% -1.67% -14.29%

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 837 381 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.66% 9.04% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 239 372
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £606
England median daily rate £479 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.51% +2.78% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +19.14% -
10th Percentile £13.90 £10.50 £9.13
90th Percentile £35.65 £35.75 £18.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -15.56%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 56 £350 -22.22% 24
South Yorkshire 0 21 £390 +50.00% 9
North Yorkshire -3 18 £238 +5.56% 14
East Yorkshire +5 2 - - 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (48.45%) Windows
3 33 (34.02%) Active Directory
4 27 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (22.68%) Migration
6 21 (21.65%) SharePoint
7 19 (19.59%) Windows 10
8 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
9 15 (15.46%) VMware
10 14 (14.43%) ITIL
10 14 (14.43%) SCCM
11 13 (13.40%) Service Management
12 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (11.34%) Citrix
13 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.31%) Change Management
14 10 (10.31%) Web Services
14 10 (10.31%) VPN
15 9 (9.28%) Android
16 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (8.25%) SaaS
16 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
16 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
16 8 (8.25%) SQL
16 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
16 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (8.25%) SLA
16 8 (8.25%) Cisco
16 8 (8.25%) Internet
17 7 (7.22%) CRM

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 21 (21.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.25%) SaaS
3 6 (6.19%) IaaS
4 4 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.12%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.12%) PaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) VPN
2 8 (8.25%) Internet
3 7 (7.22%) Skype
4 5 (5.15%) Firewall
4 5 (5.15%) Network Security
4 5 (5.15%) WAN
5 4 (4.12%) SAN
6 3 (3.09%) IPsec
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
6 3 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.09%) VoIP
7 2 (2.06%) DHCP
7 2 (2.06%) DNS
7 2 (2.06%) MPLS
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
7 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.03%) Intranet
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.06%) DTS
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.03%) Power BI
3 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
1 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.22%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.46%) Architect
2 14 (14.43%) Analyst
2 14 (14.43%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.15%) Information Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.15%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.03%) COM
2 1 (1.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.09%) iPad
2 3 (3.09%) iPhone
2 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.09%) Replication
2 3 (3.09%) User Experience
2 3 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.06%) CCTV
3 2 (2.06%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (48.45%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) Windows 10
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.28%) Android
5 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.19%) Linux
7 6 (6.19%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.06%) HPUX
11 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.03%) Unix
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Migration
2 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 13 (13.40%) Service Management
4 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 7 (7.22%) CRM
7 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.19%) IT Strategy
7 6 (6.19%) Project Management
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.12%) Decision-Making
8 4 (4.12%) DevOps
8 4 (4.12%) Information Security
8 4 (4.12%) Release Management
8 4 (4.12%) SFIA
8 4 (4.12%) Strategic Management
9 3 (3.09%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.19%) MCSE
3 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) MCSA
5 3 (3.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (3.09%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.09%) CCSP
5 3 (3.09%) CISM
5 3 (3.09%) CISSP
5 3 (3.09%) GIAC
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCSD
6 2 (2.06%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) VCP5
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) GDPR
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (34.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) SCOM
2 4 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.09%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco
5 5 (5.15%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.12%) Apple
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.09%) HP
7 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.06%) Veeam
9 1 (1.03%) Aruba
9 1 (1.03%) F5
9 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.03%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.03%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.03%) Tableau
9 1 (1.03%) Trend Micro