The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -50.00%
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £418 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Office 365
Scotland

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 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft