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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 111 155 193
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +38
Contract jobs citing Office 365 46 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.18% 13.86% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £339
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +61.36%
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
349 339 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.47% 6.10% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 246 186
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 45 (51.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.91%) Migration
3 31 (35.23%) MS Office
3 31 (35.23%) Windows
3 31 (35.23%) SharePoint
4 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
5 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
6 19 (21.59%) VMware
6 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
8 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
9 14 (15.91%) Skype for Business
9 14 (15.91%) Skype
9 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
9 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (14.77%) ITIL
11 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (13.64%) Project Management
11 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (12.50%) Citrix
12 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.36%) MCSE
13 10 (11.36%) Finance
13 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (10.23%) OneDrive
14 9 (10.23%) Yammer
15 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (9.09%) Change Management
15 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
15 8 (9.09%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (35.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (15.91%) Skype for Business
4 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.55%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.41%) IIS
10 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (35.23%) MS Office
2 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) OneDrive
2 9 (10.23%) Yammer
3 4 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.41%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.27%) Google Apps
5 2 (2.27%) IaaS
5 2 (2.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Skype
2 8 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) Firewall
4 4 (4.55%) VPN
5 3 (3.41%) DHCP
5 3 (3.41%) LAN
5 3 (3.41%) Network Security
5 3 (3.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.27%) Extranet
6 2 (2.27%) H.323
6 2 (2.27%) Intranet
6 2 (2.27%) ISDN
6 2 (2.27%) LDAP
6 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.27%) SAN
6 2 (2.27%) Telepresence
6 2 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Office 365 Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Office 365 Architect
5 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.68%) Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) CSS
3 2 (2.27%) WAP
4 1 (1.14%) Ajax
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) Sass
4 1 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) PKI
4 2 (2.27%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) BYOD
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.14%) Unix
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) Migration
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 12 (13.64%) Project Management
4 8 (9.09%) Change Management
4 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.68%) Release Management
5 5 (5.68%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.41%) Change Control
6 3 (3.41%) CRM
6 3 (3.41%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.27%) Data Management
7 2 (2.27%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.27%) Logistics
7 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (2.27%) C
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.36%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) MCTS
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.41%) XenApp
5 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.27%) UAG
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Windows Intune
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (2.27%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.14%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) Opsview
5 1 (1.14%) SCSM
5 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (51.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.59%) VMware
3 11 (12.50%) Citrix
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco
5 4 (4.55%) Dell
5 4 (4.55%) Lotus
6 3 (3.41%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.27%) Google
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.27%) Polycom
7 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (1.14%) Apple
8 1 (1.14%) BMC
8 1 (1.14%) EMC
8 1 (1.14%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Juniper
8 1 (1.14%) SAP
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago