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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 69 94 105
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 58 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.69% 1.60% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.36% 24.19% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 20
Median daily rate £425 £369 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -1.02% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +3.22%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 212 186 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.81% 6.61% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 132 79
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +12 30 £425 - 13
South Yorkshire +9 15 £350 -2.77% 4
North Yorkshire +8 11 £350 - 3
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 45 (49.45%) Microsoft
2 39 (42.86%) Windows
3 33 (36.26%) Active Directory
4 31 (34.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
6 19 (20.88%) Windows Server
7 16 (17.58%) Skype for Business
7 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
8 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.48%) Skype
9 14 (15.38%) Project Management
10 12 (13.19%) MS Office
10 12 (13.19%) Migration
10 12 (13.19%) SCCM
11 11 (12.09%) VMware
11 11 (12.09%) Windows 10
11 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
12 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (9.89%) Firewall
13 9 (9.89%) PCI DSS
14 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.79%) LAN
15 7 (7.69%) PBX
15 7 (7.69%) ITIL
15 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
15 7 (7.69%) IIS
15 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
15 7 (7.69%) Information Security
15 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V

Office 365
Top Related 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 (24.18%) SharePoint
2 16 (17.58%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Yammer
4 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) Skype
2 9 (9.89%) Firewall
3 8 (8.79%) LAN
4 7 (7.69%) PBX
5 5 (5.49%) SAN
5 5 (5.49%) WAN
6 4 (4.40%) DNS
6 4 (4.40%) Network Security
6 4 (4.40%) SSL
6 4 (4.40%) VPN
7 3 (3.30%) DHCP
7 3 (3.30%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.10%) HTTP
9 1 (1.10%) Internet
9 1 (1.10%) Intranet
9 1 (1.10%) NAS
9 1 (1.10%) SMS
9 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Power BI
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Ant
2 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Hudson
2 1 (1.10%) Maven
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Consultant
2 11 (12.09%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS Specialist
7 4 (4.40%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) CSS
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.10%) CSS3
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
2 1 (1.10%) HTML5
2 1 (1.10%) jQuery
2 1 (1.10%) Marionette.js
2 1 (1.10%) React
2 1 (1.10%) REST
2 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.10%) WAP
2 1 (1.10%) WSH
2 1 (1.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 19 (20.88%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.09%) Windows 10
5 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.20%) VMS
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (15.38%) Project Management
3 12 (13.19%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) Information Security
4 7 (7.69%) ITIL
5 6 (6.59%) Supplier Management
6 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.40%) Change Management
7 4 (4.40%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.30%) People Management
9 2 (2.20%) Scorecard
9 2 (2.20%) Server Building
9 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.20%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Ruby
3 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) PCI QSA
3 3 (3.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.10%) HNC
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.49%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) PMO
4 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 33 (36.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) vSphere
4 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.10%) Docker
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Graphite
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 45 (49.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) Polycom
4 6 (6.59%) Citrix
5 4 (4.40%) Sophos
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.10%) Brocade
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Nintex
7 1 (1.10%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.10%) Splunk
7 1 (1.10%) Veeam