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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 193 278 444
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +166
Contract jobs citing Office 365 612 309 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.20% 15.64% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 180 81
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £14.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £8.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.00 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year
- +6.82%
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
3030 1976 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.98% 4.13% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1300 814
Average daily rate £406 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £25.60 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +85 281 £300 -22.58% 81
South East +34 138 £300 -8.39% 51
North West +20 44 £350 +16.66% 21
West Midlands +18 36 £338 - 23
East of England +18 35 £320 -20.29% 21
South West +6 35 £213 -39.28% 24
Yorkshire -7 20 £358 -4.66% 13
East Midlands +1 16 £425 +47.82% 5
Midlands - 3 £238 -
North East -24 2 - - 3
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 526 (47.05%) Windows
2 520 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 406 (36.31%) Active Directory
4 395 (35.33%) SharePoint
5 277 (24.78%) Migration
6 258 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 242 (21.65%) MS Office
8 227 (20.30%) Lync
9 192 (17.17%) VMware
10 167 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 166 (14.85%) Windows 7
12 148 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 148 (13.24%) Citrix
13 144 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 144 (12.88%) SCCM
14 143 (12.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 130 (11.63%) MS Excel
16 123 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 122 (10.91%) ITIL
18 115 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 107 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
20 105 (9.39%) .NET
21 101 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
22 100 (8.94%) Hyper-V
23 90 (8.05%) Finance
24 87 (7.78%) SharePoint 2010
25 83 (7.42%) Project Management
26 82 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
26 82 (7.33%) DNS
26 82 (7.33%) SQL Server

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 395 (35.33%) SharePoint
2 258 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 227 (20.30%) Lync
4 148 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 143 (12.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 107 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 87 (7.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 70 (6.26%) IIS
9 68 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 39 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (2.77%) IBM Notes
12 20 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
13 18 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (1.25%) LiveLink
15 9 (0.81%) CMS
16 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.18%) GroupWise
18 2 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 242 (21.65%) MS Office
2 130 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.36%) InDesign
5 4 (0.36%) MS Project
5 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.27%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.089%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.089%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.089%) assyst
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.089%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 123 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.59%) Yammer
3 27 (2.42%) OneDrive
3 27 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.24%) IaaS
5 14 (1.25%) PaaS
5 14 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.89%) SaaS
8 8 (0.72%) Google Drive
9 5 (0.45%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (7.33%) DNS
2 66 (5.90%) WAN
3 57 (5.10%) LAN
4 54 (4.83%) Firewall
5 51 (4.56%) DHCP
6 48 (4.29%) VPN
7 47 (4.20%) SAN
8 41 (3.67%) Intranet
9 33 (2.95%) TCP/IP
10 31 (2.77%) VLAN
11 28 (2.50%) Internet
12 26 (2.33%) VoIP
13 20 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (1.79%) Unified Communications
14 18 (1.61%) NAS
15 17 (1.52%) LDAP
16 15 (1.34%) Skype
17 11 (0.98%) Wireless
17 11 (0.98%) MPLS
18 10 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.63%) EDRMS
5 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.18%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.089%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.089%) MySQL
9 1 (0.089%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.089%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 45 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 22 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.45%) Subversion
5 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.089%) JIRA
6 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.089%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.089%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (8.05%) Finance
2 33 (2.95%) Retail
3 27 (2.42%) Marketing
4 15 (1.34%) Polish Language
5 14 (1.25%) Hebrew Language
6 12 (1.07%) Local Government
6 12 (1.07%) French Language
6 12 (1.07%) Banking
6 12 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.81%) Back Office
7 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.81%) Turkish Language
7 9 (0.81%) Italian Language
8 8 (0.72%) Legal
9 7 (0.63%) Advertising
9 7 (0.63%) Law
10 6 (0.54%) German Language
11 5 (0.45%) Russian Language
11 5 (0.45%) Publishing
12 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (13.15%) Analyst
2 110 (9.84%) Consultant
3 107 (9.57%) Developer
4 105 (9.39%) Project Manager
5 92 (8.23%) Architect
6 90 (8.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 78 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 61 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 60 (5.37%) Support Analyst
10 56 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 55 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
12 51 (4.56%) Office 365 Engineer
13 43 (3.85%) Administrator
13 43 (3.85%) Desktop Support
14 38 (3.40%) Service Analyst
14 38 (3.40%) IT Support
15 35 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
15 35 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
16 32 (2.86%) Business Analyst
16 32 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (9.39%) .NET
2 74 (6.62%) HTML
3 65 (5.81%) CSS
4 50 (4.47%) ASP.NET
5 28 (2.50%) jQuery
6 23 (2.06%) Web Services
7 21 (1.88%) XML
7 21 (1.88%) HTML5
8 12 (1.07%) WCF
9 11 (0.98%) REST
10 10 (0.89%) Application Packaging
10 10 (0.89%) Ajax
11 9 (0.81%) XSLT
11 9 (0.81%) XHTML
11 9 (0.81%) CSS3
11 9 (0.81%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.72%) XSL
13 6 (0.54%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.45%) XMPP
14 5 (0.45%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.11%) Data Centre
2 37 (3.31%) Clustering
3 35 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (1.88%) User Experience
5 13 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.16%) Taxonomies
6 12 (1.07%) NHS
7 10 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 10 (0.89%) iPad
8 9 (0.81%) iPhone
8 9 (0.81%) Replication
9 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.72%) PKI
9 8 (0.72%) BYOD
10 7 (0.63%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.63%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.54%) PMI
11 6 (0.54%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.54%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 526 (47.05%) Windows
2 167 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (14.85%) Windows 7
4 144 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (4.56%) Windows 8
7 44 (3.94%) Windows XP
8 32 (2.86%) Linux
9 20 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.98%) Android
11 11 (0.98%) UNIX
12 8 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.54%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.36%) Solaris
15 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (24.78%) Migration
2 122 (10.91%) ITIL
3 83 (7.42%) Project Management
4 72 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (4.38%) PRINCE2
6 47 (4.20%) CRM
7 44 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (2.86%) Change Management
9 31 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (2.77%) Service Delivery
10 23 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (1.97%) Mobile Device Management
12 21 (1.88%) PRINCE
13 18 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (1.52%) Service Management
14 17 (1.52%) Change Control
15 16 (1.43%) Information Architecture
16 15 (1.34%) ITSM
16 15 (1.34%) Load Balancing
17 14 (1.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (7.07%) C#
2 76 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 62 (5.55%) SQL
4 52 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.07%) VBScript
6 10 (0.89%) Java
7 6 (0.54%) VB
7 6 (0.54%) VB.NET
7 6 (0.54%) C
8 2 (0.18%) VBA
8 2 (0.18%) Python
9 1 (0.089%) PHP
9 1 (0.089%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.01%) MCSE
4 49 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 37 (3.31%) MCP
6 31 (2.77%) MCITP
6 31 (2.77%) Degree
7 19 (1.70%) MCSA
8 18 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 18 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.52%) MCTS
10 16 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.07%) CCNA
11 12 (1.07%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.89%) CCNP
13 9 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.50%) SLA
2 12 (1.07%) QA
3 8 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.089%) EMIR
5 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 406 (36.31%) Active Directory
2 115 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (8.94%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.94%) XenApp
5 36 (3.22%) vSphere
6 35 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (1.79%) Xen
8 15 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.07%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.81%) VMware Server
11 7 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.63%) UAG
12 6 (0.54%) MetaFrame
13 5 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.45%) XenServer
14 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 144 (12.88%) SCCM
2 25 (2.24%) SCOM
3 21 (1.88%) WSUS
3 21 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (0.81%) Windows Intune
5 8 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.45%) Puppet
8 4 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.36%) OVSD
9 3 (0.27%) Nagios
9 3 (0.27%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.18%) DameWare
10 2 (0.18%) Opsview
11 1 (0.089%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.089%) SCSM
Vendors
1 520 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 192 (17.17%) VMware
3 148 (13.24%) Citrix
4 58 (5.19%) Cisco
5 51 (4.56%) HP
6 33 (2.95%) Oracle
6 33 (2.95%) EMC
6 33 (2.95%) SAP
7 32 (2.86%) Lotus
8 30 (2.68%) Dell
9 21 (1.88%) NetApp
10 19 (1.70%) Apple
10 19 (1.70%) Google
11 17 (1.52%) McAfee
12 12 (1.07%) Symantec
13 11 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.89%) Sophos
14 10 (0.89%) Remedy
15 8 (0.72%) AppSense
15 8 (0.72%) Veeam
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