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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 83 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.83% 0.48% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.29% 19.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£300 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
- -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
34 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.36% 2.48% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 0
Average daily rate £370 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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
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 29 July 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
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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
Leicestershire -1 5 £300 - 2
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) Lync
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) XenApp
9 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (12.00%) VLAN
10 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
10 3 (12.00%) SCCM
10 3 (12.00%) Project Management
10 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
10 3 (12.00%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (32.00%) Lync
2 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) Quickr
5 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.00%) Site Server
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WLAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Extranet
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) PABX
3 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Online Security
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
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