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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 160 288 423
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +135
Contract jobs citing Office 365 737 314 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.43% 0.64% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.96% 15.01% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 179 88
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £180 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.40%
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
3076 2092 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.96% 4.24% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1334 911
Average daily rate £423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £542 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £24.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +102 318 £338 -15.62% 79
South East +51 159 £350 +16.66% 47
East of England +43 63 £310 -22.50% 13
North West +13 49 £325 -7.14% 18
West Midlands +33 46 £373 +9.55% 12
South West +22 43 £300 -14.28% 13
Yorkshire -5 28 £358 -4.66% 8
East Midlands 0 17 £400 +33.33% 8
Midlands - 4 £238 -
North East -22 1 - - 2
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 559 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 552 (44.84%) Windows
3 447 (36.31%) Active Directory
4 417 (33.87%) SharePoint
5 354 (28.76%) Migration
6 288 (23.40%) MS Exchange
7 272 (22.10%) MS Office
8 248 (20.15%) Lync
9 202 (16.41%) VMware
10 176 (14.30%) Windows 7
11 174 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 164 (13.32%) Citrix
13 159 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 156 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 156 (12.67%) SharePoint 2013
15 149 (12.10%) MS Excel
16 141 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
16 141 (11.45%) SCCM
17 129 (10.48%) ITIL
18 118 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 115 (9.34%) .NET
20 110 (8.94%) Project Management
20 110 (8.94%) SharePoint 2010
21 106 (8.61%) PowerShell
22 105 (8.53%) Hyper-V
23 104 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
23 104 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
24 102 (8.29%) Finance
25 98 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
25 98 (7.96%) DNS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 417 (33.87%) SharePoint
2 288 (23.40%) MS Exchange
3 248 (20.15%) Lync
4 159 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 156 (12.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 110 (8.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 104 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 64 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 57 (4.63%) IIS
10 42 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 37 (3.01%) IBM Notes
12 24 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
15 15 (1.22%) LiveLink
16 8 (0.65%) CMS
17 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
18 4 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
19 3 (0.24%) SAS
20 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 272 (22.10%) MS Office
2 149 (12.10%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.22%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.73%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) InDesign
6 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.16%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.16%) Agresso
4 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.081%) assyst
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 141 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.52%) Yammer
3 30 (2.44%) OneDrive
3 30 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.54%) SaaS
5 17 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (1.30%) IaaS
7 11 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.81%) Google Drive
8 10 (0.81%) PaaS
9 9 (0.73%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.96%) DNS
2 74 (6.01%) WAN
3 67 (5.44%) LAN
4 61 (4.96%) DHCP
5 46 (3.74%) SAN
6 43 (3.49%) Skype
7 40 (3.25%) Firewall
8 39 (3.17%) Intranet
8 39 (3.17%) VPN
9 31 (2.52%) TCP/IP
10 30 (2.44%) Internet
11 23 (1.87%) VLAN
12 22 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (1.79%) VoIP
12 22 (1.79%) Unified Communications
13 18 (1.46%) NAS
14 17 (1.38%) Network Security
15 14 (1.14%) MPLS
16 12 (0.97%) Wireless
17 8 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 18 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.32%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.16%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.16%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.16%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.081%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.081%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 38 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 22 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.49%) Subversion
3 6 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.081%) JIRA
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.081%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.081%) SpecFlow
General
1 102 (8.29%) Finance
2 40 (3.25%) Retail
3 29 (2.36%) Marketing
4 22 (1.79%) French Language
5 20 (1.62%) Banking
6 15 (1.22%) Polish Language
7 13 (1.06%) Italian Language
8 12 (0.97%) German Language
8 12 (0.97%) Hebrew Language
8 12 (0.97%) Local Government
9 11 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.81%) Advertising
11 9 (0.73%) Legal
11 9 (0.73%) Back Office
12 8 (0.65%) Law
13 7 (0.57%) Turkish Language
14 6 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.41%) Russian Language
15 5 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 152 (12.35%) Analyst
2 127 (10.32%) Project Manager
3 108 (8.77%) Consultant
4 99 (8.04%) Developer
5 98 (7.96%) Architect
6 86 (6.99%) SharePoint Developer
7 85 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 66 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 59 (4.79%) Office 365 Engineer
10 56 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 55 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 55 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 54 (4.39%) Administrator
13 43 (3.49%) Desktop Support
14 40 (3.25%) Service Analyst
15 37 (3.01%) Business Analyst
15 37 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
16 33 (2.68%) IT Support
17 31 (2.52%) SharePoint Consultant
18 30 (2.44%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (9.34%) .NET
2 62 (5.04%) HTML
3 57 (4.63%) ASP.NET
4 52 (4.22%) CSS
5 39 (3.17%) jQuery
6 26 (2.11%) HTML5
6 26 (2.11%) Web Services
7 19 (1.54%) XML
8 13 (1.06%) WCF
9 12 (0.97%) Application Packaging
10 11 (0.89%) CSS3
11 10 (0.81%) REST
11 10 (0.81%) XSLT
11 10 (0.81%) Ajax
12 8 (0.65%) XMPP
12 8 (0.65%) XHTML
12 8 (0.65%) XSL
13 7 (0.57%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.41%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.41%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.06%) Data Centre
2 38 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (2.76%) Clustering
4 17 (1.38%) User Experience
5 14 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.06%) Taxonomies
6 13 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 11 (0.89%) iPhone
7 11 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 10 (0.81%) iPad
8 10 (0.81%) Replication
9 9 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (0.65%) FMCG
10 8 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.65%) Thin Client
10 8 (0.65%) NHS
10 8 (0.65%) Fat Client
11 7 (0.57%) BYOD
12 6 (0.49%) PMI
13 5 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 552 (44.84%) Windows
2 176 (14.30%) Windows 7
3 174 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 156 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (4.47%) Windows 8
7 51 (4.14%) Windows XP
8 30 (2.44%) Linux
9 15 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.14%) Android
11 11 (0.89%) UNIX
12 9 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.41%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.32%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (28.76%) Migration
2 129 (10.48%) ITIL
3 110 (8.94%) Project Management
4 67 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (5.36%) PRINCE2
6 49 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (3.57%) CRM
8 32 (2.60%) Service Delivery
9 31 (2.52%) Change Management
10 27 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (2.19%) Mobile Device Management
11 26 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (1.62%) Business Analysis
14 19 (1.54%) Change Control
14 19 (1.54%) Mentoring
15 18 (1.46%) Data Protection
15 18 (1.46%) Workflow
16 17 (1.38%) Service Management
16 17 (1.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (8.61%) PowerShell
2 79 (6.42%) C#
3 65 (5.28%) SQL
4 47 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (0.97%) VBScript
6 9 (0.73%) Java
7 7 (0.57%) C
7 7 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.49%) VB
9 4 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.16%) VBA
11 1 (0.081%) Python
11 1 (0.081%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 50 (4.06%) MCSE
5 31 (2.52%) Degree
6 30 (2.44%) MCITP
7 29 (2.36%) MCP
8 21 (1.71%) MCSA
9 20 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (1.38%) MCTS
11 16 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 15 (1.22%) A+ Certification
13 13 (1.06%) CCNA
14 10 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.81%) PMP
14 10 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.01%) SLA
2 14 (1.14%) QA
3 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) EMIR
5 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 447 (36.31%) Active Directory
2 118 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.57%) XenApp
5 35 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 32 (2.60%) vSphere
7 21 (1.71%) Xen
8 15 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
11 11 (0.89%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.73%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.65%) vCloud
13 8 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (0.65%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.49%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.41%) XenServer
16 4 (0.32%) UAG
16 4 (0.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 141 (11.45%) SCCM
2 34 (2.76%) SCOM
3 28 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 20 (1.62%) WSUS
5 11 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.65%) Windows Intune
7 7 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.32%) OVSD
8 4 (0.32%) Nagios
9 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.24%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.16%) Opsview
10 2 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.16%) Puppet
10 2 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.16%) DameWare
Vendors
1 559 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 202 (16.41%) VMware
3 164 (13.32%) Citrix
4 56 (4.55%) Cisco
5 50 (4.06%) HP
6 38 (3.09%) Lotus
7 37 (3.01%) Oracle
8 34 (2.76%) SAP
8 34 (2.76%) Dell
9 33 (2.68%) EMC
10 25 (2.03%) Google
11 23 (1.87%) Apple
12 21 (1.71%) NetApp
13 18 (1.46%) McAfee
14 16 (1.30%) Symantec
15 11 (0.89%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.81%) Polycom
16 10 (0.81%) Veeam
17 9 (0.73%) Remedy
18 7 (0.57%) Nintex
Staines, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Health
Rate: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% completion bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £140.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago