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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 102 100 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +45
Contract jobs citing Office 365 21 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 1.20% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.65% 32.29% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 1
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£363 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -38.38%
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
119 96 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.85% 3.72% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 18
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £271 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Reading +7 14 £400 -5.88% 7
Maidenhead +3 1 £338 +3.84% 1
Slough -5 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (51.28%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 11 (28.21%) DHCP
4 11 (28.21%) DNS
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (25.64%) MS Office
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (20.51%) SCCM
8 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
8 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) Service Management
9 6 (15.38%) Lync
9 6 (15.38%) Replication
9 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 6 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) Marketing
10 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco
11 4 (10.26%) VPN
11 4 (10.26%) Lotus
11 4 (10.26%) Firewall

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (15.38%) Lync
5 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (10.26%) Zimbra
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DHCP
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.69%) PBX
3 3 (7.69%) PSTN
3 3 (7.69%) DMZ
4 2 (5.13%) Intranet
4 2 (5.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) ADSL
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Trainer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Support
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Trainer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Trainer
6 1 (2.56%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Replication
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) MCITP
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) MCTS
1 3 (7.69%) PMP
1 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCEE
2 1 (2.56%) CCAA
2 1 (2.56%) CCIA
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Lotus
4 3 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Motorola
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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