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 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 48 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.80% - 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.57% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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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
94 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.76% 6.58% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 5
Average daily rate £400 £233 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 5 (27.78%) Lync
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (11.11%) Change Control
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (27.78%) Lync
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) PABX
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Communications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Google