The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 181 191 229
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +38
Contract jobs citing Office 365 22 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.31% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.10% 13.75% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £305 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -53.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £330 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.30% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
168 160 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 2.25% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 67
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Office 365
London

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) Migration
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
5 9 (22.50%) MS Office
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Finance
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
10 4 (10.00%) jQuery
10 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (7.50%) Scrum
11 3 (7.50%) VMware
11 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
11 3 (7.50%) IIS
11 3 (7.50%) HTML
11 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.50%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
1 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.50%) IT Auditor
6 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) Change Management
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.50%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.50%) MVC
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) ITSM
5 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCTS
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.00%) Lotus
4 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) BT
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Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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