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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 166 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +19
Contract jobs citing Office 365 33 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.25% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.74% 11.54% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £284 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.59% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £160 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £475 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -67.50%
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
186 156 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.15% 2.15% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
3 15 (30.00%) Migration
4 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 10 (20.00%) MS Office
6 10 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.00%) Citrix
8 6 (12.00%) Finance
8 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (10.00%) Lync
9 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (10.00%) jQuery
9 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.00%) Change Management
9 5 (10.00%) HTML
9 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco
10 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (8.00%) VMware
10 4 (8.00%) Banking
10 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (10.00%) Lync
6 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (6.00%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (4.00%) IIS
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.00%) Node.js
9 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (2.00%) Information Governance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) jQuery
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Android
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (6.00%) Scrum
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Service Management
5 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.00%) Information Management
6 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCITP
2 2 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (6.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) IronPort
4 3 (6.00%) Symantec
4 3 (6.00%) Lotus
4 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 2 (4.00%) BT
5 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.00%) AppSense
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
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