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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 69 137 117
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -20
Contract jobs citing Office 365 77 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 8.70% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 8 1
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£305 £399 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +280.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
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
264 138 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.44% 4.36% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 102 30
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £12.60 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £13.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +33 26 £320 -19.59%
Hertfordshire +18 21 £190 -49.33% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £419 +10.19% 6
Bedfordshire +21 9 £300 -25.00% 3
Essex -5 2 - - 4
Suffolk - 2 £175 - 1
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.14%) Migration
3 41 (40.20%) Windows
4 39 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 33 (32.35%) Lync
6 32 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (30.39%) MS Office
8 27 (26.47%) MS Exchange
9 26 (25.49%) SharePoint
10 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
11 17 (16.67%) VMware
12 16 (15.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (14.71%) Skype
13 15 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
14 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
14 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (13.73%) ITIL
15 13 (12.75%) Citrix
16 12 (11.76%) MCSE
17 11 (10.78%) Cisco
17 11 (10.78%) DNS
17 11 (10.78%) Project Management
17 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
18 10 (9.80%) Firewall
18 10 (9.80%) DHCP
19 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
19 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (32.35%) Lync
2 27 (26.47%) MS Exchange
3 26 (25.49%) SharePoint
4 16 (15.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (5.88%) IBM Notes
9 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.94%) IIS
11 2 (1.96%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (30.39%) MS Office
2 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Agresso
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) Skype
2 11 (10.78%) DNS
3 10 (9.80%) DHCP
3 10 (9.80%) Firewall
4 8 (7.84%) WAN
5 6 (5.88%) LAN
6 5 (4.90%) Internet
6 5 (4.90%) Unified Communications
6 5 (4.90%) PABX
7 4 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.92%) SAN
7 4 (3.92%) Intranet
7 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.92%) VPN
8 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.98%) PBX
9 1 (0.98%) VoIP
9 1 (0.98%) IPv4
9 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 13 (12.75%) Consultant
3 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Design Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Unified Communications Manager
7 5 (4.90%) IT Support
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (2.94%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) CSS
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) PMI
1 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.94%) Clustering
3 2 (1.96%) Tandem
3 2 (1.96%) FMCG
3 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) iPhone
4 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.98%) Life Science
4 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.20%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.84%) Linux
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) Migration
2 15 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 14 (13.73%) ITIL
4 11 (10.78%) Project Management
5 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 5 (4.90%) Information Security
8 4 (3.92%) Change Control
9 3 (2.94%) ERP
9 3 (2.94%) Workflow
10 2 (1.96%) Business Analysis
10 2 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.96%) Release Management
10 2 (1.96%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.96%) Information Architecture
10 2 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.96%) High Availability
10 2 (1.96%) ITSM
10 2 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.76%) MCSE
3 6 (5.88%) MCITP
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) CCNA
7 2 (1.96%) ISEB
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CCNP
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.98%) MCDST
8 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.88%) XenApp
4 5 (4.90%) vSphere
5 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.98%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.98%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) VMware
3 13 (12.75%) Citrix
4 11 (10.78%) Cisco
5 6 (5.88%) Lotus
6 4 (3.92%) Dell
7 3 (2.94%) HP
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) IBM
8 2 (1.96%) EMC
8 2 (1.96%) Avaya
8 2 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (0.98%) Remedy
9 1 (0.98%) McAfee
9 1 (0.98%) Sophos
9 1 (0.98%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.98%) Finjan
9 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
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