The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 154 185 200
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +15
Contract jobs citing Office 365 54 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.17% 8.80% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +55.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.11
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.61%
Office 365
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
356 216 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.10% 3.69% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 160 124
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £20.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £20.50 £48.25
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 the City of London

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 55 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
3 34 (32.38%) Lync
4 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 29 (27.62%) Windows
6 21 (20.00%) .NET
6 21 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (19.05%) MS Office
8 18 (17.14%) CRM
9 17 (16.19%) Project Management
9 17 (16.19%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (15.24%) Migration
10 16 (15.24%) C#
10 16 (15.24%) HTML
11 14 (13.33%) Finance
11 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (12.38%) VMware
12 13 (12.38%) MS Exchange
13 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
13 12 (11.43%) Yammer
14 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (10.48%) Citrix
14 11 (10.48%) SQL
14 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
15 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (7.62%) DNS
17 8 (7.62%) CSS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 55 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 34 (32.38%) Lync
3 21 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (12.38%) MS Exchange
6 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.76%) IIS
10 4 (3.81%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.95%) Drupal
13 1 (0.95%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.95%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.95%) CMS
13 1 (0.95%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.43%) Yammer
3 4 (3.81%) IaaS
3 4 (3.81%) SaaS
4 3 (2.86%) PaaS
4 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.90%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) DNS
2 6 (5.71%) LDAP
3 5 (4.76%) VPN
3 5 (4.76%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.81%) Firewall
4 4 (3.81%) LAN
4 4 (3.81%) WAN
4 4 (3.81%) DHCP
4 4 (3.81%) SAN
5 3 (2.86%) Intranet
5 3 (2.86%) NAS
6 2 (1.90%) VLAN
6 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) SSL
6 2 (1.90%) PBX
7 1 (0.95%) VoIP
7 1 (0.95%) VPLS
7 1 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.95%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Retail
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) French Language
4 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.95%) Swedish Language
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Developer
1 19 (18.10%) Consultant
2 14 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Architect
4 10 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) SharePoint Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Programme Manager
7 6 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) SharePoint Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (2.86%) CRM Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) .NET
2 16 (15.24%) HTML
3 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.62%) CSS
5 7 (6.67%) Ajax
6 6 (5.71%) XML
6 6 (5.71%) XSL
7 5 (4.76%) HTML5
8 4 (3.81%) jQuery
9 3 (2.86%) Web Services
10 2 (1.90%) XSLT
10 2 (1.90%) XHTML
10 2 (1.90%) REST
10 2 (1.90%) CSS3
10 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.90%) Breeze.js
11 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Clustering
2 3 (2.86%) PKI
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) iPad
3 2 (1.90%) User Experience
3 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.95%) FMCG
4 1 (0.95%) iPhone
4 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.95%) NHS
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.95%) Android
6 1 (0.95%) NetWare
6 1 (0.95%) Linux
6 1 (0.95%) UNIX
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) CRM
2 17 (16.19%) Project Management
3 16 (15.24%) Migration
4 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL
7 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.71%) Resource Management
8 5 (4.76%) Change Management
9 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.86%) Identity Management
10 3 (2.86%) Content Management
10 3 (2.86%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.86%) Programme Management
11 2 (1.90%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.90%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (1.90%) MVC
11 2 (1.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) C#
2 11 (10.48%) SQL
3 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.76%) MCSE
3 4 (3.81%) MCP
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) MCSA
5 2 (1.90%) CCNP
5 2 (1.90%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMP
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) MCITP
6 1 (0.95%) MCAD
6 1 (0.95%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.81%) XenApp
3 4 (3.81%) vSphere
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.95%) Xen
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) VMware
3 11 (10.48%) Citrix
4 4 (3.81%) NetApp
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco
5 3 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Apple
6 2 (1.90%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.95%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.95%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.95%) Nintex
7 1 (0.95%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) Novell
7 1 (0.95%) Lotus
7 1 (0.95%) Dell
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £200.00 - £275 per day
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