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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 176 194 197
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 24 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.21% 0.049%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.57% 10.22% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 1
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£425 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £15.13 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-8.29% +18.62%
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
191 137 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.39% 2.02% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 100 61
Average daily rate £450 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 19 (31.67%) Windows
4 17 (28.33%) SharePoint
4 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (28.33%) Migration
5 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (21.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (20.00%) MS Office
8 10 (16.67%) Finance
8 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (16.67%) Lync
9 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (15.00%) VMware
9 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
10 8 (13.33%) Citrix
10 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.67%) Symantec
11 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (11.67%) Unified Communications
11 7 (11.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (10.00%) HTML
12 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
13 5 (8.33%) Banking
13 5 (8.33%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (28.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (21.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (16.67%) Lync
6 6 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.33%) IIS
8 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.67%) Apache
9 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
2 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) VLAN
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
3 3 (5.00%) DHCP
4 2 (3.33%) Intranet
4 2 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) Middleware
2 5 (8.33%) jQuery
3 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) XHTML
6 1 (1.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Android
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) MVS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Migration
2 4 (6.67%) Information Architecture
3 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.00%) Change Management
3 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (3.33%) Change Control
4 2 (3.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (3.33%) Service Management
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.33%) Scrum
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) MCSE
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Citrix
4 7 (11.67%) Symantec
5 5 (8.33%) Apple
5 5 (8.33%) IronPort
6 4 (6.67%) AppSense
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
7 3 (5.00%) EMC
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Lotus
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (3.33%) BT
9 1 (1.67%) Juniper
9 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago