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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 66 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 57 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 0.88% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.54% 29.27% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 18
Average daily rate £425 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
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
207 82 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.15% 3.02% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 47 55
Average daily rate £415 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 29 £375 +50.00% 8
Bracknell - 8 £475 -
Slough +6 4 £388 -22.50% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £550 - 1
Newbury +7 1 - -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 45 (43.27%) Windows
1 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (36.54%) Active Directory
3 27 (25.96%) Migration
4 25 (24.04%) MS Office
5 22 (21.15%) SharePoint
6 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
8 17 (16.35%) DNS
9 15 (14.42%) German Language
10 14 (13.46%) Italian Language
10 14 (13.46%) French Language
10 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (13.46%) DHCP
10 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
12 12 (11.54%) MCITP
12 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
13 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
13 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (10.58%) Spanish Language
13 11 (10.58%) SCCM
14 10 (9.62%) Skype for Business
14 10 (9.62%) ITIL
15 9 (8.65%) Citrix
15 9 (8.65%) Skype
15 9 (8.65%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (8.65%) WSUS
16 8 (7.69%) MCTS
16 8 (7.69%) Degree

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.62%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MS Office
2 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Line 500
2 1 (0.96%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.92%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) DNS
2 14 (13.46%) DHCP
3 9 (8.65%) Skype
4 3 (2.88%) Intranet
4 3 (2.88%) LAN
4 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) WAN
4 3 (2.88%) Wireless
5 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.92%) SAN
5 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.96%) Internet
6 1 (0.96%) SMS
6 1 (0.96%) VPN
6 1 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (14.42%) German Language
2 14 (13.46%) French Language
2 14 (13.46%) Italian Language
3 11 (10.58%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.81%) Finance
5 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Billing
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (13.46%) Consultant
2 13 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.58%) Onboarding Manager
4 10 (9.62%) Architect
4 10 (9.62%) Onboarding Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Field Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Active Directory Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Office 365 Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.92%) CSS
2 2 (1.92%) HTML
2 2 (1.92%) HTML5
2 2 (1.92%) jQuery
2 2 (1.92%) REST
2 2 (1.92%) SOAP
2 2 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) ActiveX
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Replication
2 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.96%) Economics
4 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.96%) FMCG
4 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) PKI
4 1 (0.96%) Social Media
4 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.96%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 18 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.73%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Migration
2 10 (9.62%) ITIL
3 8 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (7.69%) Project Management
4 6 (5.77%) CRM
4 6 (5.77%) Presales
4 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.77%) Service Management
5 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.88%) Email Migration
6 3 (2.88%) Identity Management
6 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.92%) ERP
7 2 (1.92%) OO
7 2 (1.92%) OOD
7 2 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.92%) SDLC
7 2 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.81%) SQL
3 3 (2.88%) VB
4 2 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.54%) MCITP
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 8 (7.69%) MCSE
3 8 (7.69%) MCTS
4 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) MCDST
5 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.92%) MBA
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.96%) MOS
7 1 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) BitLocker
2 5 (4.81%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) SCCM
2 9 (8.65%) WSUS
3 8 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.96%) Nagios
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Citrix
3 5 (4.81%) VMware
4 2 (1.92%) Google
4 2 (1.92%) Sage
4 2 (1.92%) Veeam
5 1 (0.96%) BT
5 1 (0.96%) CA
5 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) EMC
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.96%) Lotus
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Symantec
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