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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 84 99 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 39 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.77% 27.27% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 5
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£410 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -13.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +10.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.00%
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
131 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.16% 2.61% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 37
Average daily rate £410 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +33 28 £410 +36.66% 7
Slough +3 3 £145 -56.06%
Bracknell -3 2 £428 -5.00%
Windsor - 1 £125 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 18 (27.69%) Lync
4 17 (26.15%) SharePoint
5 16 (24.62%) MS Office
6 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (15.38%) .NET
7 10 (15.38%) Marketing
7 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.85%) Polish Language
8 9 (13.85%) Turkish Language
8 9 (13.85%) Hebrew Language
8 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.31%) C#
9 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (12.31%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (9.23%) DNS
11 6 (9.23%) MCITP
11 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (7.69%) MCTS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (27.69%) Lync
2 17 (26.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (12.31%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) CMS
8 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Office
2 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (3.08%) LAN
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 2 (3.08%) MPLS
3 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (15.38%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Polish Language
2 9 (13.85%) Turkish Language
2 9 (13.85%) Hebrew Language
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) French Language
4 3 (4.62%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.08%) Finance
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.23%) Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (6.15%) Architect
4 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Relationships Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.08%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.08%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Systems Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) jQuery
3 3 (4.62%) WPF
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
3 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Replication
2 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.08%) iPhone
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.08%) Windows CE
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.69%) Migration
3 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.15%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
4 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.08%) Service Management
5 2 (3.08%) MVC
5 2 (3.08%) Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Coaching
5 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.54%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) MCITP
3 5 (7.69%) MCTS
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSD
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.62%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.08%) Apple
3 2 (3.08%) CODA
3 2 (3.08%) Sage
3 2 (3.08%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) ProCurve
3 2 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (3.08%) Meru Networks
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Remedy
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