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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 142 193 200
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 54 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.82% 9.13% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 2
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£434 £288 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% +47.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
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
303 219 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.53% 3.49% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 167 105
Average daily rate £425 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.57 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 - £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 43 (46.74%) SharePoint
2 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.61%) Active Directory
4 29 (31.52%) Lync
5 20 (21.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 19 (20.65%) Windows
7 18 (19.57%) Migration
8 17 (18.48%) MS Office
8 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (17.39%) .NET
9 16 (17.39%) CRM
10 15 (16.30%) Project Management
10 15 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (14.13%) VMware
12 13 (14.13%) HTML
13 12 (13.04%) C#
13 12 (13.04%) Finance
14 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
14 11 (11.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (11.96%) Citrix
15 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (10.87%) SQL
15 10 (10.87%) Yammer
16 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
17 8 (8.70%) LDAP
17 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
17 8 (8.70%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (46.74%) SharePoint
2 29 (31.52%) Lync
3 20 (21.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (11.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.35%) IIS
8 4 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.09%) Drupal
11 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
11 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.09%) CMS
11 1 (1.09%) GroupWise
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Office
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.87%) Yammer
3 7 (7.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 2 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) LDAP
1 8 (8.70%) SAN
2 6 (6.52%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.26%) Firewall
4 3 (3.26%) LAN
4 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 3 (3.26%) DHCP
5 2 (2.17%) Intranet
5 2 (2.17%) PBX
5 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.17%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) NAS
5 2 (2.17%) VLAN
6 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.09%) VPLS
6 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Banking
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Consultant
2 17 (18.48%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Architect
3 12 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) SharePoint Architect
6 6 (6.52%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) CRM Business Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) .NET
2 13 (14.13%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.61%) XML
5 6 (6.52%) XSL
5 6 (6.52%) Ajax
5 6 (6.52%) Application Packaging
6 5 (5.43%) CSS
7 3 (3.26%) HTML5
7 3 (3.26%) Web Services
8 2 (2.17%) XHTML
8 2 (2.17%) REST
8 2 (2.17%) CSS3
9 1 (1.09%) jQuery
9 1 (1.09%) WCF
9 1 (1.09%) Breeze.js
9 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) PKI
2 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) NetWare
6 1 (1.09%) MVS
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Migration
2 16 (17.39%) CRM
3 15 (16.30%) Project Management
4 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.52%) Identity Management
6 6 (6.52%) Resource Management
6 6 (6.52%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL
7 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.17%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.17%) Change Management
9 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.17%) MVC
9 2 (2.17%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) C#
2 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.87%) SQL
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.61%) MCSE
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.26%) MCP
4 2 (2.17%) MCSA
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.17%) CCNP
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) MCITP
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
5 1 (1.09%) MCAD
5 1 (1.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Xen
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.09%) vCloud
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) VMware
3 11 (11.96%) Citrix
4 8 (8.70%) NetApp
5 6 (6.52%) EMC
5 6 (6.52%) AppSense
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.26%) Apple
7 2 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (1.09%) Nintex
8 1 (1.09%) Novell
8 1 (1.09%) Dell
8 1 (1.09%) Symantec
8 1 (1.09%) Remedy
8 1 (1.09%) SAP
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