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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 112 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 23 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 1.29% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.84% 38.71% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £238 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.04%
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
89 93 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.09% 3.32% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 25
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 March 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 March 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 -2 12 £350 -22.22% 8
Slough -10 3 £500 +110.52%
Bracknell +2 2 £151 -66.38%
Windsor - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £338 -
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Lync
3 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
4 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.73%) .NET
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (18.18%) C#
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (15.91%) Firewall
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (13.64%) DHCP
10 5 (11.36%) MS Office
10 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (11.36%) SCCM
10 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.09%) Marketing
11 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (9.09%) Replication
11 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.09%) Blackberry

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 16 (36.36%) Lync
2 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.82%) CMS
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) DHCP
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) DSL
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.55%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) German Language
2 2 (4.55%) Hebrew Language
2 2 (4.55%) Polish Language
2 2 (4.55%) Turkish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (11.36%) Architect
1 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (11.36%) Field Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Developer
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (2.27%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) jQuery
4 3 (6.82%) WPF
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.27%) ExpressJS
6 1 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) LINQ
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.55%) iPhone
2 2 (4.55%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL
3 3 (6.82%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) MVC
4 2 (4.55%) Workflow
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Market Research
4 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) TDD
5 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Citrix
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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