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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 90 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.072% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.22% 18.37% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £390 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £339
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +61.36%
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
45 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.23% 3.42% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £315 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) WAN

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Office Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware