Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 127
Rank change year-on-year -6 +61 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 153 135 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.05% 3.05% 1.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.82% 22.09% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 107 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.44% -35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £190 £113 £196
90th Percentile £493 £538 £454
England median daily rate £375 £340 £360
% change year-on-year +10.15% -5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.55 £10.90 £9.48
90th Percentile £17.26 £23.33 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%

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 967 611 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.26% 13.80% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 436 325
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £271
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% +29.17%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £30.60 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +16 107 £375 +53.06% 24
South Yorkshire +1 20 £288 +47.44% 16
North Yorkshire -14 19 £313 +52.44% 6
East Yorkshire -4 3 - - 2
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 81 (52.94%) Windows
2 73 (47.71%) Microsoft
3 68 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 55 (35.95%) SharePoint
5 46 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (25.49%) Migration
7 38 (24.84%) Windows 10
8 35 (22.88%) Windows Server
8 35 (22.88%) Skype
9 33 (21.57%) Skype for Business
10 32 (20.92%) Cisco
11 29 (18.95%) VMware
12 26 (16.99%) Windows 7
13 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (14.38%) Security Cleared
15 20 (13.07%) SC Cleared
15 20 (13.07%) PowerShell
15 20 (13.07%) Citrix
16 19 (12.42%) SCCM
17 18 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (11.11%) MS Exchange
19 16 (10.46%) SQL
19 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
19 16 (10.46%) DNS
20 15 (9.80%) Firewall
21 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
22 12 (7.84%) OneDrive
22 12 (7.84%) Data Centre
22 12 (7.84%) SAN

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 55 (35.95%) SharePoint
2 33 (21.57%) Skype for Business
3 17 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.61%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.31%) WordPress
9 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.84%) OneDrive
3 9 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.27%) IaaS
4 5 (3.27%) PaaS
4 5 (3.27%) SaaS
5 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.96%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.88%) Skype
2 16 (10.46%) DNS
3 15 (9.80%) Firewall
4 12 (7.84%) SAN
5 9 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (5.23%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (4.58%) DHCP
7 7 (4.58%) LAN
7 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.92%) VoIP
9 4 (2.61%) VPN
10 3 (1.96%) WAN
10 3 (1.96%) WLAN
11 2 (1.31%) MPLS
11 2 (1.31%) VLAN
11 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.65%) Internet
12 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.65%) IPsec
12 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.31%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) Firebird
4 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.65%) Power BI
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (7.84%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Retail
3 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (15.69%) Office 365 Engineer
2 19 (12.42%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.76%) Analyst
4 11 (7.19%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.88%) Architect
5 9 (5.88%) Consultant
5 9 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 9 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.23%) IT Manager
6 8 (5.23%) IT Support
6 8 (5.23%) Office 365 Manager
6 8 (5.23%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 8 (5.23%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) .NET
2 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.31%) CSS
3 2 (1.31%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.23%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.27%) User Experience
5 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.96%) iPhone
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.31%) iPad
7 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (52.94%) Windows
2 38 (24.84%) Windows 10
3 35 (22.88%) Windows Server
4 26 (16.99%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.88%) Linux
7 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.27%) Android
9 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.61%) Unix
11 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) VMS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.49%) Migration
2 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (7.19%) ITIL
3 11 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.23%) Threat Management
5 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (4.58%) Project Management
6 6 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.92%) ITSM
7 5 (3.27%) Information Security
7 5 (3.27%) Integration Testing
7 5 (3.27%) Service Management
7 5 (3.27%) Test Automation
8 4 (2.61%) Information Security Management
8 4 (2.61%) ISMS
8 4 (2.61%) Presales
8 4 (2.61%) Security Management
8 4 (2.61%) Waterfall
9 3 (1.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.07%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.46%) SQL
3 7 (4.58%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.61%) Degree
5 4 (2.61%) MCSE
6 3 (1.96%) CCNA
6 3 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.31%) ISEB
7 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.31%) MCP
7 2 (1.31%) MCSA
7 2 (1.31%) MCSD
8 1 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.65%) NCDA
8 1 (0.65%) NCIE
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) SLA
2 4 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.58%) XenApp
4 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.31%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) SCCM
2 8 (5.23%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.96%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.31%) Nagios
5 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.65%) Terraform
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.92%) Cisco
3 29 (18.95%) VMware
4 20 (13.07%) Citrix
5 10 (6.54%) IronPort
6 8 (5.23%) Symantec
6 8 (5.23%) Veritas
7 7 (4.58%) NetApp
8 5 (3.27%) F5
8 5 (3.27%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.27%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.61%) IBM
9 4 (2.61%) Meraki
10 3 (1.96%) Dell
10 3 (1.96%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.96%) HP
10 3 (1.96%) Lotus
10 3 (1.96%) Nintex
11 2 (1.31%) Apple
11 2 (1.31%) BMC