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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 157 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Contract jobs citing Office 365 34 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.58% 8.33% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 0
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£463 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £12.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -5.88%
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
183 108 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.61% 1.80% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 76 75
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.72%) MS Exchange
3 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (31.94%) Windows
5 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
5 21 (29.17%) Migration
6 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (25.00%) MS Office
8 16 (22.22%) Lync
9 14 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
10 13 (18.06%) Finance
11 12 (16.67%) Citrix
11 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (15.28%) VMware
13 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
14 8 (11.11%) SAN
14 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.11%) SCCM
14 8 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (9.72%) Unified Communications
15 7 (9.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (9.72%) LDAP
15 7 (9.72%) Symantec
15 7 (9.72%) AppSense
16 6 (8.33%) NetApp
16 6 (8.33%) EMC
16 6 (8.33%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (34.72%) MS Exchange
2 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (22.22%) Lync
6 14 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (5.56%) IIS
10 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (1.39%) Apache
12 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
12 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
3 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) Unified Communications
2 7 (9.72%) LDAP
3 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) VLAN
5 3 (4.17%) Firewall
6 2 (2.78%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) PBX
7 1 (1.39%) VPLS
7 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.39%) NAS
7 1 (1.39%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) Intranet
7 1 (1.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) SharePoint Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Messaging Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Designer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Active Directory Specialist
8 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.94%) Middleware
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) CSS3
5 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) XHTML
6 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.94%) PKI
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (8.33%) Android
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) MVS
4 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) NetWare
5 1 (1.39%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (6.94%) Identity Management
3 4 (5.56%) Project Management
3 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.17%) Information Architecture
4 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.17%) Change Management
4 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.78%) Service Management
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL
5 2 (2.78%) CRM
5 2 (2.78%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.39%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 7 (9.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Citrix
3 11 (15.28%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) Symantec
4 7 (9.72%) AppSense
5 6 (8.33%) NetApp
5 6 (8.33%) EMC
6 5 (6.94%) IronPort
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) Apple
7 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.78%) BT
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) HP
8 2 (2.78%) Lotus
9 1 (1.39%) Juniper
9 1 (1.39%) Novell
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Red10
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago