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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 107 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Office 365 20 41 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.58% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.97% 35.04% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 6
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£300 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
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
77 117 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.91% 4.50% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 28
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -11 10 £250 -44.44% 2
Windsor - 3 - -
Slough -8 2 £500 +110.52%
Newbury - 2 £338 - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) Lync
5 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (15.91%) Firewall
9 7 (15.91%) .NET
9 7 (15.91%) C#
9 7 (15.91%) DHCP
9 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
10 6 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (13.64%) Marketing
10 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.36%) DNS
11 5 (11.36%) MS Office
11 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) SCCM

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
2 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 12 (27.27%) Lync
4 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) CMS
10 1 (2.27%) IIS
10 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Yammer
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
1 7 (15.91%) DHCP
2 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) ADSL
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) PBX
4 2 (4.55%) PSTN
4 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
4 2 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) German Language
2 2 (4.55%) Hebrew Language
2 2 (4.55%) Polish Language
2 2 (4.55%) Turkish Language
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Field Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Trainer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) WPF
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) LINQ
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.27%) ExpressJS
5 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Replication
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.82%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL
3 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.55%) Market Research
4 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Workflow
4 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) MVC
5 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.27%) TDD
5 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.27%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
1 4 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
2 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.55%) Motorola
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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