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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 177 198 217
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.28% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.46% 12.90% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £295 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -54.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £311 £343
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
157 155 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.74% 2.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
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 22 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 22 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 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) Migration
4 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 8 (22.22%) MS Office
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) VMware
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (8.33%) jQuery
10 3 (8.33%) SCCM
10 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.33%) Change Management
10 3 (8.33%) Firewall
10 3 (8.33%) Citrix
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (8.33%) IIS
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
11 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.56%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Gitorious
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Auditor
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.33%) Change Management
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (2.78%) Release Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Control
4 1 (2.78%) MVC
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCTS
2 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
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