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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 58 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 0.46% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -38.38%
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
20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.61% 1.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £413 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) InfoPath
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) FxCop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) XSL
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) VMware