The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 23 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.93% 1.77% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 85.71% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
Office 365
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Cloud Services Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
7 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.41% 6.19% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Average daily rate £425 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Office 365
South West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) Lync
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Yammer
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft