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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 108 145 192
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +47
Contract jobs citing Office 365 61 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 0.94% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.52% 14.71% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 11
Median daily rate £413 £344 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +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
393 374 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.78% 6.39% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 274 178
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +25.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 47 (44.34%) Windows
3 38 (35.85%) SharePoint
4 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
4 37 (34.91%) Migration
5 33 (31.13%) MS Office
6 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (19.81%) Windows 7
7 21 (19.81%) MS Exchange
7 21 (19.81%) Windows Server
8 20 (18.87%) VMware
9 19 (17.92%) Skype for Business
10 17 (16.04%) ITIL
11 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
12 15 (14.15%) Citrix
13 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (12.26%) DNS
14 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.26%) Skype
14 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (11.32%) Cisco
15 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (10.38%) C#
16 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
16 11 (10.38%) Project Management
16 11 (10.38%) Finance
17 10 (9.43%) MCSE
17 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
17 10 (9.43%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (35.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (19.81%) MS Exchange
3 19 (17.92%) Skype for Business
4 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (8.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (3.77%) IIS
10 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.94%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 33 (31.13%) MS Office
2 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.94%) Faxination
3 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.49%) OneDrive
3 8 (7.55%) Yammer
4 6 (5.66%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.94%) IaaS
7 1 (0.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) DNS
1 13 (12.26%) Skype
2 8 (7.55%) Firewall
3 6 (5.66%) Network Security
3 6 (5.66%) SAN
4 5 (4.72%) VPN
5 4 (3.77%) Extranet
6 3 (2.83%) DHCP
6 3 (2.83%) LAN
6 3 (2.83%) NAS
6 3 (2.83%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.83%) WAN
7 2 (1.89%) H.323
7 2 (1.89%) Intranet
7 2 (1.89%) ISDN
7 2 (1.89%) LDAP
7 2 (1.89%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.94%) GIS
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Law
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Office 365 Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.21%) Architect
4 11 (10.38%) Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 8 (7.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.66%) SharePoint Architect
8 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Administrator
9 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) .NET
2 5 (4.72%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) jQuery
4 2 (1.89%) HTML
4 2 (1.89%) WAP
5 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) Sass
5 1 (0.94%) WCF
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) XMPP
5 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.72%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.83%) PKI
5 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.89%) BYOD
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.34%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Windows 7
2 21 (19.81%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.94%) Unix
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Migration
2 17 (16.04%) ITIL
3 11 (10.38%) Project Management
4 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.60%) Change Management
5 7 (6.60%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.66%) CRM
6 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.72%) Release Management
7 5 (4.72%) Time Management
8 4 (3.77%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.77%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.77%) Service Management
8 4 (3.77%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.83%) Data Management
9 3 (2.83%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.38%) C#
3 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.83%) SQL
4 2 (1.89%) C
5 1 (0.94%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.43%) MCSE
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.83%) MCITP
6 3 (2.83%) MCSA
6 3 (2.83%) MCTS
7 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.94%) Degree
8 1 (0.94%) MCP
8 1 (0.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.66%) XenApp
4 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.77%) UAG
6 2 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (5.66%) SCOM
2 5 (4.72%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.77%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) SCSM
5 2 (1.89%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.94%) Nagios
6 1 (0.94%) Opsview
6 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.87%) VMware
3 15 (14.15%) Citrix
4 12 (11.32%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) IBM
5 5 (4.72%) NetApp
5 5 (4.72%) Symantec
6 4 (3.77%) Dell
6 4 (3.77%) EMC
6 4 (3.77%) HP
7 3 (2.83%) IronPort
7 3 (2.83%) Postini
7 3 (2.83%) Proofpoint
7 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.89%) Becrypt
8 2 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) Lotus
8 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.89%) Polycom
9 1 (0.94%) Samsung
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