The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 73 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Office 365 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 20.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £470 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% +52.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £339 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.53% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+61.36% -12.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
45 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.14% 2.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 2
Average daily rate £400 £418 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +26.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.12%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Office 365
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) Lync
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (60.00%) User Experience
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) McAfee

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) Lync
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Document Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee