The first table below looks at the demand for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 23 April 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 East Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 86 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% - 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.29% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £355 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -50.00%
Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
34 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.11% 0.69% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
Average daily rate £350 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.69% -11.00%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the East Midlands region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £450 -
Leicestershire - 4 £160 - 3
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
5 3 (21.43%) Lync
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (14.29%) PABX
6 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Google
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Site Server
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (14.29%) PABX
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Online Security
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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