The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 292 374 510
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +136
Contract jobs citing Office 365 340 191 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.40% 0.073%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.22% 15.92% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 127 17
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£395 £425 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 2
Average hourly rate £13.69 £16.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.06% +29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £15.13 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-7.86% +18.62%
Office 365
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1866 1200 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.69% 2.54% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 775 455
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 12
Average hourly rate £20.28 £17.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.50% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the England region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in England

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the England region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +107 155 £411 +2.81% 77
South East -50 78 £315 -25.88% 36
South West -18 22 £313 -35.89% 12
East Midlands +27 20 £475 - 7
East of England +7 19 £450 +63.63% 10
North West +5 18 £445 +16.72% 12
Yorkshire -8 15 £411 +46.22% 8
West Midlands 0 10 £275 - 9
North East -26 3 £396 -33.95% 4
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 303 (44.96%) Windows
2 289 (42.88%) Microsoft
3 265 (39.32%) SharePoint
4 230 (34.12%) Active Directory
5 200 (29.67%) MS Exchange
6 184 (27.30%) Migration
7 131 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 128 (18.99%) Lync
9 120 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 116 (17.21%) VMware
11 106 (15.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 97 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 91 (13.50%) MS Office
14 88 (13.06%) Citrix
15 87 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2007
16 80 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 78 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
18 72 (10.68%) SCCM
18 72 (10.68%) Windows 7
18 72 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
19 65 (9.64%) PowerShell
20 63 (9.35%) .NET
20 63 (9.35%) MS Excel
21 62 (9.20%) Hyper-V
21 62 (9.20%) SharePoint 2010
22 58 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
23 56 (8.31%) SQL Server
24 55 (8.16%) HTML
25 54 (8.01%) CSS
25 54 (8.01%) ITIL

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 265 (39.32%) SharePoint
2 200 (29.67%) MS Exchange
3 128 (18.99%) Lync
4 120 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 106 (15.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 87 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 78 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 62 (9.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 46 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (5.19%) Office Communications Server
11 31 (4.60%) IBM Notes
12 25 (3.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (3.12%) IIS
14 15 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (1.04%) Quickr
16 6 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
17 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
18 1 (0.15%) Node.js
18 1 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 91 (13.50%) MS Office
2 63 (9.35%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.82%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.59%) MS Project
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.15%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 72 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.34%) IaaS
3 9 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.19%) SaaS
5 6 (0.89%) PaaS
6 5 (0.74%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.72%) DNS
2 32 (4.75%) VPN
3 29 (4.30%) DHCP
3 29 (4.30%) WAN
4 28 (4.15%) LAN
5 27 (4.01%) Firewall
6 26 (3.86%) VoIP
6 26 (3.86%) VLAN
7 25 (3.71%) TCP/IP
8 23 (3.41%) SAN
9 18 (2.67%) Intranet
10 17 (2.52%) Internet
11 16 (2.37%) LDAP
12 14 (2.08%) PBX
13 12 (1.78%) MPLS
14 11 (1.63%) NAS
15 9 (1.34%) Unified Communications
16 8 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.19%) Wireless
17 6 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.59%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.30%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.71%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.04%) FxCop
3 7 (1.04%) NUnit
4 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) MSI
5 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.15%) TestLink
6 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 39 (5.79%) Finance
2 22 (3.26%) Marketing
3 20 (2.97%) Advertising
4 16 (2.37%) Retail
5 12 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.34%) Banking
8 8 (1.19%) Legal
9 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Games
10 4 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 108 (16.02%) Consultant
2 94 (13.95%) Architect
3 77 (11.42%) Analyst
4 67 (9.94%) Developer
5 54 (8.01%) SharePoint Developer
6 50 (7.42%) Project Manager
7 46 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 37 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
10 34 (5.04%) SharePoint Consultant
11 28 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (3.56%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.41%) SharePoint Architect
15 22 (3.26%) Business Analyst
15 22 (3.26%) Desktop Support
16 18 (2.67%) Migration Consultant
16 18 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
17 16 (2.37%) Infrastructure Manager
18 15 (2.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.35%) .NET
2 55 (8.16%) HTML
3 54 (8.01%) CSS
4 36 (5.34%) ASP.NET
5 28 (4.15%) jQuery
6 19 (2.82%) HTML5
7 15 (2.23%) REST
8 14 (2.08%) XSLT
9 13 (1.93%) WCF
10 10 (1.48%) Web Services
10 10 (1.48%) CSS3
11 9 (1.34%) XSL
11 9 (1.34%) Middleware
12 8 (1.19%) XML
13 6 (0.89%) JSON
13 6 (0.89%) Application Packaging
14 4 (0.59%) SOAP
14 4 (0.59%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (0.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.86%) Blackberry
2 30 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.26%) Clustering
4 17 (2.52%) Replication
5 10 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (1.34%) User Experience
7 8 (1.19%) FMCG
8 7 (1.04%) iPad
8 7 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.89%) iPhone
10 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.74%) PKI
11 4 (0.59%) PDA
11 4 (0.59%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.59%) Online Games
11 4 (0.59%) iSeries
11 4 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 303 (44.96%) Windows
2 131 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (10.68%) Windows 7
6 36 (5.34%) Windows XP
7 31 (4.60%) Windows 8
8 16 (2.37%) Linux
9 12 (1.78%) Android
9 12 (1.78%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.19%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.59%) UNIX
13 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.45%) MVS
14 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.30%) CentOS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.30%) Migration
2 54 (8.01%) ITIL
3 53 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (6.08%) Project Management
5 37 (5.49%) Change Management
6 30 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (3.71%) PRINCE2
8 24 (3.56%) Scrum
9 23 (3.41%) Workflow
10 22 (3.26%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.12%) Configuration Management
12 20 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (2.67%) Business Analysis
14 16 (2.37%) Service Management
14 16 (2.37%) CRM
15 15 (2.23%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (1.93%) Mentoring
17 12 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (1.78%) Identity Management
18 11 (1.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 65 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 53 (7.86%) JavaScript
3 49 (7.27%) C#
4 32 (4.75%) SQL
5 5 (0.74%) VBScript
5 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.30%) Python
6 2 (0.30%) VBA
6 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.30%) Perl
6 2 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.15%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.15%) C
7 1 (0.15%) Java
7 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (4.01%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.01%) MCSE
3 16 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.23%) MCITP
5 13 (1.93%) Degree
6 9 (1.34%) MCTS
7 8 (1.19%) MCP
8 7 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.74%) MCSA
10 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.74%) CCNA
10 5 (0.74%) PMP
11 4 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.45%) ISEB
13 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.01%) SLA
2 7 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 230 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 62 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 46 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (5.79%) vSphere
5 26 (3.86%) XenApp
6 13 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.48%) XenServer
9 6 (0.89%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.74%) UAG
10 5 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.59%) Postfix
11 4 (0.59%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.30%) Xen
13 2 (0.30%) NFS
13 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (10.68%) SCCM
2 20 (2.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 17 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (2.23%) SCOM
5 6 (0.89%) WSUS
6 5 (0.74%) Windows Intune
6 5 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.45%) OpenView
8 3 (0.45%) Nagios
9 2 (0.30%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.30%) FreeIPA
9 2 (0.30%) Opsview
9 2 (0.30%) Puppet
9 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.30%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 289 (42.88%) Microsoft
2 116 (17.21%) VMware
3 88 (13.06%) Citrix
4 41 (6.08%) Cisco
5 33 (4.90%) HP
6 31 (4.60%) Lotus
7 24 (3.56%) Symantec
8 17 (2.52%) Dell
9 16 (2.37%) Apple
10 12 (1.78%) Google
11 10 (1.48%) Veeam
11 10 (1.48%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.48%) IBM
12 9 (1.34%) Nintex
12 9 (1.34%) NetApp
13 8 (1.19%) IronPort
13 8 (1.19%) EMC
13 8 (1.19%) SAP
13 8 (1.19%) Oracle
14 7 (1.04%) Avaya
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