The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 83 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.94% 16.19% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 8
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£325 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
Office 365
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
139 105 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.38% 4.29% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 55
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £30.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £30.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Berkshire region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Berkshire region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Reading +17 29 £325 -13.33% 4
Slough +6 5 £345 -
Maidenhead +4 1 - - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 30 (35.71%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
4 22 (26.19%) MS Office
5 20 (23.81%) French Language
5 20 (23.81%) Italian Language
6 18 (21.43%) Lync
7 17 (20.24%) German Language
8 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 13 (15.48%) Marketing
12 12 (14.29%) Hebrew Language
12 12 (14.29%) Polish Language
12 12 (14.29%) Spanish Language
12 12 (14.29%) SCCM
12 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
14 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (11.90%) SCOM
15 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (10.71%) MCITP
15 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (9.52%) Migration
16 8 (9.52%) MCTS
17 7 (8.33%) Turkish Language
17 7 (8.33%) MCSE
17 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
18 6 (7.14%) Cisco

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 18 (21.43%) Lync
2 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) MS Office
2 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP CCM
1 3 (3.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.38%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Yammer
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) LAN
1 5 (5.95%) WAN
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) Skype
3 3 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 2 (2.38%) MPLS
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (23.81%) French Language
1 20 (23.81%) Italian Language
2 17 (20.24%) German Language
3 13 (15.48%) Marketing
4 12 (14.29%) Hebrew Language
4 12 (14.29%) Polish Language
4 12 (14.29%) Spanish Language
5 7 (8.33%) Turkish Language
6 6 (7.14%) Finance
7 5 (5.95%) Russian Language
8 4 (4.76%) Retail
9 1 (1.19%) Advertising
9 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Rollout Manager
8 2 (2.38%) IT Support
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Replication
1 3 (3.57%) Clustering
1 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.19%) EPoS
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.38%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.52%) Migration
2 5 (5.95%) ITIL
3 4 (4.76%) Service Management
3 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (3.57%) ITSM
4 3 (3.57%) ERP
4 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.38%) Project Management
5 2 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (1.19%) Information Architecture
6 1 (1.19%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.19%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.38%) VBScript
2 2 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.71%) MCITP
3 8 (9.52%) MCTS
4 7 (8.33%) MCSE
5 4 (4.76%) MCSA
6 3 (3.57%) MOS
7 1 (1.19%) Degree
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.19%) PMP
7 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) SCCM
2 10 (11.90%) SCOM
3 3 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.57%) Nagios
3 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.57%) WSUS
4 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (4.76%) Citrix
4 3 (3.57%) CA
4 3 (3.57%) SAP
4 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Symantec
4 3 (3.57%) McAfee
4 3 (3.57%) BT
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.38%) Sage
5 2 (2.38%) ProCurve
5 2 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (2.38%) Meru Networks
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.38%) CODA
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