The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 19 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.38% 1.56% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 57.14% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
Office 365
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.76% 2.72% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £436 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Office 365
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 6 (75.00%) SCCM
1 6 (75.00%) SCOM
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Skype
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
1 6 (75.00%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco