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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 178 218 207
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.66% 6.90% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 5
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£425 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +21.56%
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
183 145 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.21% 2.05% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 63
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -35.60%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (24.14%) Migration
4 14 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (22.41%) MS Office
6 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (17.24%) Lync
7 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (15.52%) Blackberry
9 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
9 8 (13.79%) Finance
10 7 (12.07%) Symantec
10 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (12.07%) Unified Communications
11 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (10.34%) HTML
11 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
11 6 (10.34%) VMware
11 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
12 5 (8.62%) IronPort
12 5 (8.62%) jQuery
12 5 (8.62%) Banking
12 5 (8.62%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
1 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 14 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (17.24%) Lync
4 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.45%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) VLAN
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) Intranet
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Developer
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Messaging Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) jQuery
2 5 (8.62%) Middleware
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) REST
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) CSS3
5 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Android
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) MVS
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Migration
2 4 (6.90%) Information Architecture
3 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
3 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.45%) Change Control
4 2 (3.45%) Information Governance
4 2 (3.45%) Project Management
4 2 (3.45%) Change Management
4 2 (3.45%) Service Management
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL
4 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.45%) Scrum
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.72%) XenServer
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (8.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Symantec
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) IronPort
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) Apple
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) BT
7 2 (3.45%) Lotus
8 1 (1.72%) AppSense
8 1 (1.72%) Juniper
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