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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 86 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.02% 29.03% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Median daily rate £245 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £330 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £486 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
Office 365
Scotland

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
47 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 1.96% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 17
Median daily rate £388 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Netcool
5 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) MCTS
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) StarTeam
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Information Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware