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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 83 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 1.42% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.65% 56.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £240 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
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
34 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.02% 2.50% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 10
Average daily rate £375 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £198 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £466 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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
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 3 September 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (73.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (40.00%) User Experience
4 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Lync
6 4 (26.67%) Coaching
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Document Management
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) XenApp
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Use Case
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (73.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Coaching
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus