The first table below looks at the demand for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 51 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 0.84% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+9.40% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.54% 2.93% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
Luton - - - -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Office 365 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Office 365.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Office 365 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Office 365. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL