The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 71 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Office 365 19 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 0.38% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.54% 20.00% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £199 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £510 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.11
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.61%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
52 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.32% 1.91% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 9
Average daily rate £350 £388 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +32.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +6 10 £300 -11.11% 2
High Wycombe - 7 - - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
3 16 (69.57%) Lync
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
7 11 (47.83%) Migration
7 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (30.43%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (30.43%) MS Office
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (26.09%) MCSE
12 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
12 6 (26.09%) MCTS
12 6 (26.09%) MCITP
13 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
13 5 (21.74%) CRM
13 5 (21.74%) VMware
13 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (17.39%) SQL
14 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 4 (17.39%) IIS
14 4 (17.39%) Change Control
14 4 (17.39%) Citrix
14 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (69.57%) Lync
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) MCTS
1 6 (26.09%) MCITP
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Lumension
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