The first table below looks at the demand for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Coventry region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 42 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.79% - 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.58% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Office 365
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Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Coventry region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Online Security
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Online Security
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft