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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 35 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Office 365 21 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.81% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.85% 35.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £513 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £363 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £513 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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
39 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.22% 2.81% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 8
Average daily rate £425 £475 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +19.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (20.00%) MS Office
5 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (12.00%) Lync
7 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) SCOM

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Yammer
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) French Language
1 1 (4.00%) German Language
1 1 (4.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco