The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 29 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs citing Office 365 29 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.36% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.67% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate £381 £601 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.20 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
Office 365
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
75 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.28% 2.35% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 4
Average daily rate £400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.20 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Birmingham region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Birmingham region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.78%) Migration
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
5 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
5 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
5 9 (19.57%) Lync
6 8 (17.39%) MS Office
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (15.22%) LAN
7 7 (15.22%) WAN
8 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 5 (10.87%) Skype
9 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (10.87%) Citrix
9 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.87%) Advertising
10 4 (8.70%) VMware
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.70%) ITIL
10 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
10 4 (8.70%) Windows Intune
10 4 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (19.57%) Lync
1 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
1 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) LAN
1 7 (15.22%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) Skype
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) Intranet
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) ADSL
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Analyst
1 6 (13.04%) Consultant
1 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365 Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365 Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Lync Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Project Office Manager
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Network Support
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) CESG
2 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.52%) Service Management
3 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Document Management
4 2 (4.35%) Matrix Management
4 2 (4.35%) Server Building
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.17%) Market Research
5 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.17%) SDLC
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.17%) Use Case
5 1 (2.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Intune
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Lotus
4 2 (4.35%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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