The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 104 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Office 365 24 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.12% 17.65% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £148 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -8.00%
Office 365
England

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

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
170 119 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.42% 3.87% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 67 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £29.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.15 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.75 £42.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £294 -26.56% 8
Hertfordshire +8 8 £430 +59.25% 10
Essex +2 5 £265 +76.66%
Norfolk 0 1 £105 -75.29%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £200 - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 13 (32.50%) Lync
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (27.50%) Migration
6 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
7 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (22.50%) Citrix
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (22.50%) Project Management
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) DHCP
10 6 (15.00%) DNS
10 6 (15.00%) MS Office
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.50%) HP
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
11 5 (12.50%) vSphere
11 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
12 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (10.00%) PABX

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (32.50%) Lync
2 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (5.00%) IIS
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DHCP
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (10.00%) PABX
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) OSGi
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PMI
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) BYOD
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) OpenView
1 3 (7.50%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Veeam
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Intel
7 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) Apigee
7 2 (5.00%) Mashery
8 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Nintex
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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