The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.25% 0.35% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £11.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.27% -24.19%
Office 365
Cambridgeshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
25 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.79% 2.08% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Office 365
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Yammer

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (83.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper