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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 62 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 24 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 0.23% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.28% 14.29% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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
53 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.28% 1.60% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 13
Average daily rate £300 £388 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +32.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 13 £300 -2.43% 3
High Wycombe - 8 - - 3
Aylesbury - 1 - - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Lync
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Migration
5 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
5 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (25.93%) MS Office
8 7 (25.93%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) MCTS
9 6 (22.22%) MCITP
9 6 (22.22%) MCSE
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (18.52%) CRM
10 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.81%) Change Control
11 4 (14.81%) Citrix
11 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 17 (62.96%) Lync
3 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.81%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (22.22%) MCTS
1 6 (22.22%) MCITP
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Lumension
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago