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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 65 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.27% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.00% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -67.50%
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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
25 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 0.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £240 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £338 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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%) PowerShell
2 10 (66.67%) Migration
3 9 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 9 (60.00%) Lotus
4 8 (53.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) SMTP
4 8 (53.33%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (46.67%) Replication
5 7 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (46.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (46.67%) MobileIron
5 7 (46.67%) Email Migration
6 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) C#
10 1 (6.67%) HTML
10 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (6.67%) CSS
10 1 (6.67%) Windows
10 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.67%) jQuery
10 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (6.67%) Lync

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (53.33%) Lotus Domino
2 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Messaging Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (46.67%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Lotus
2 7 (46.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft