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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 32 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 0.28% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.93% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -8.00%
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
43 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.36% 1.11% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £285 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Lync
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Yammer
7 1 (9.09%) BYOD
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (54.55%) Lync
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) PABX
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) BYOD
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco