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 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 80 132 115
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 61 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.00% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.90% 7.09% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £375 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £460 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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
245 127 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.02% 4.20% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 97 28
Average daily rate £400 £384 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £41.00 £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £41.00 £46.50
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 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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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
Norfolk - 20 £320 -
Cambridgeshire +16 17 £425 +8.62% 2
Hertfordshire +7 13 £195 -48.00% 4
Bedfordshire +19 9 £300 -25.00% 4
Suffolk - 2 £175 -
Essex -9 1 £430 -4.44% 3
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (63.10%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.19%) Migration
3 35 (41.67%) Lync
4 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (36.90%) Windows
6 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
7 26 (30.95%) MS Office
8 25 (29.76%) SharePoint
9 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 16 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (17.86%) Skype
11 15 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
12 13 (15.48%) Project Management
13 12 (14.29%) VMware
13 12 (14.29%) MCSE
13 12 (14.29%) ITIL
13 12 (14.29%) DNS
13 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (13.10%) DHCP
15 10 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
15 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (10.71%) Citrix
17 8 (9.52%) Cisco
17 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (9.52%) .NET
17 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (41.67%) Lync
2 25 (29.76%) SharePoint
3 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
4 16 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (4.76%) IBM Notes
9 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.38%) IIS
10 2 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.38%) LiveLink
10 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (30.95%) MS Office
2 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Agresso
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Skype
2 12 (14.29%) DNS
3 11 (13.10%) DHCP
4 6 (7.14%) WAN
5 5 (5.95%) Unified Communications
5 5 (5.95%) PABX
5 5 (5.95%) Internet
5 5 (5.95%) Firewall
6 4 (4.76%) SAN
6 4 (4.76%) Intranet
6 4 (4.76%) Network Security
6 4 (4.76%) LAN
6 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.19%) VLAN
8 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
1 3 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Office 365 Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Unified Communications Manager
6 5 (5.95%) IT Support
6 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Communications Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) PMI
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) FMCG
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Tandem
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.33%) Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Migration
2 15 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 13 (15.48%) Project Management
4 12 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.76%) Information Security
7 4 (4.76%) Change Control
8 3 (3.57%) Workflow
9 2 (2.38%) ITSM
9 2 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.38%) Release Management
9 2 (2.38%) CRM
9 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.38%) Server Building
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.38%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) C#
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.29%) MCSE
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) MCITP
5 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) MCSA
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
9 1 (1.19%) ISEB
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCNP
9 1 (1.19%) MCDST
9 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.76%) XenApp
4 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.57%) vSphere
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Citrix
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (4.76%) Lotus
6 3 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (2.38%) EMC
7 2 (2.38%) Avaya
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.38%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Remedy
8 1 (1.19%) McAfee
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.19%) Finjan
8 1 (1.19%) Nintex
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
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