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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 106 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.69% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.12% 16.39% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £401 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £455 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -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
177 122 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.51% 4.20% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 68 17
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £294 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £43.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £41.45 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £45.05 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 £250 - 7
Hertfordshire -11 6 £465 +72.22% 5
Essex -8 5 £265 -35.75% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £200 -
Norfolk 0 1 £105 -75.29%
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (35.56%) VMware
5 15 (33.33%) Lync
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (28.89%) Migration
8 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
8 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
9 10 (22.22%) Citrix
9 10 (22.22%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (17.78%) DNS
11 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
12 7 (15.56%) DHCP
12 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.56%) MS Office
13 6 (13.33%) Web Services
13 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
13 6 (13.33%) MCSE
14 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
14 5 (11.11%) Cisco
14 5 (11.11%) HP
14 5 (11.11%) PMI
14 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
14 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (33.33%) Lync
2 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 5 (11.11%) PABX
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) PBX
7 1 (2.22%) Intranet
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Analyst
1 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications Manager
3 4 (8.89%) IT Support
3 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Communications Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.44%) OSGi
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) PMI
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) DataPower
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Tandem
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
7 1 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) vSphere
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.67%) XenApp
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) OpenView
1 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) Veeam
6 3 (6.67%) Lotus
7 2 (4.44%) Apigee
7 2 (4.44%) Mashery
7 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Intel
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Finjan
8 1 (2.22%) Juniper
8 1 (2.22%) Avaya
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Dell