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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 92 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.27% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.51% 7.41% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £488 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
57 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 3.70% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 6
Average daily rate £406 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) GroupWise
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Office Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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