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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 122 121 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.29% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.48% 11.29% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £318
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +33.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +21.56%
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
124 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.26% 2.56% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 36 25
Average daily rate £425 £278 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -34.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £190 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 £18.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 28 November 2014.

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
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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 8 £363 - 2
Essex -11 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £275 -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (12.00%) MCITP
9 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) VMware
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) WAN
10 2 (8.00%) DHCP
10 2 (8.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (8.00%) Lync
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
8 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.00%) Billing
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Handset
1 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Test Management
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCITP
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Spiceworks
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Sun
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