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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 137 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
+49 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 48 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 10.48% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 1
Average daily rate
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£483 £260 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.57% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -24.19%
Office 365
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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
216 124 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.37% 2.18% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 81 76
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
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 £21.25 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.94%) Windows
3 23 (31.94%) SharePoint
4 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 20 (27.78%) Lync
6 18 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (25.00%) Migration
7 16 (22.22%) MS Office
7 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (18.06%) VMware
9 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
9 13 (18.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 10 (13.89%) Project Management
11 10 (13.89%) HTML
12 9 (12.50%) Citrix
12 9 (12.50%) SCCM
13 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (11.11%) Yammer
13 8 (11.11%) SAN
13 8 (11.11%) NetApp
13 8 (11.11%) SQL
13 8 (11.11%) .NET
13 8 (11.11%) LDAP
14 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
14 7 (9.72%) DNS
14 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (31.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
3 20 (27.78%) Lync
4 18 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (18.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (6.94%) IIS
10 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (1.39%) CMS
12 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (1.39%) Apache
12 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Yammer
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
3 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) LDAP
1 8 (11.11%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) Firewall
4 3 (4.17%) VLAN
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) PBX
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.39%) VPLS
6 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) 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 18 (25.00%) Consultant
2 14 (19.44%) Architect
3 7 (9.72%) Developer
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) HTML
2 8 (11.11%) .NET
3 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.94%) XML
6 4 (5.56%) XSL
6 4 (5.56%) Ajax
6 4 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (4.17%) REST
8 2 (2.78%) CSS3
8 2 (2.78%) jQuery
8 2 (2.78%) HTML5
8 2 (2.78%) Middleware
8 2 (2.78%) Web Services
8 2 (2.78%) JSON
9 1 (1.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.33%) PKI
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) Android
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.78%) MVS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) UNIX
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) NetWare
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Migration
2 10 (13.89%) Project Management
3 6 (8.33%) CRM
3 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.78%) Information Architecture
6 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.39%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.39%) Content Management
7 1 (1.39%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.33%) MCSE
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) VCP4
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) CCNP
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.94%) vSphere
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) vCloud
4 1 (1.39%) Xen
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Citrix
4 8 (11.11%) NetApp
5 6 (8.33%) EMC
5 6 (8.33%) AppSense
6 5 (6.94%) Apple
7 4 (5.56%) Symantec
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) IronPort
10 1 (1.39%) Dell
10 1 (1.39%) Novell
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