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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 285 362 500
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +138
Contract jobs citing Office 365 360 191 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.40% 0.092%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.47% 15.66% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 128 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £318
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +33.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 4
Average hourly rate £14.06 £16.50 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.30 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +21.56%
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
1949 1220 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.70% 2.58% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 783 410
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +103 156 £400 -2.43% 64
South East -27 93 £350 -17.64% 37
South West -11 25 £260 -42.22% 25
East Midlands +19 21 £488 - 3
North West +16 20 £420 +10.16% 12
Yorkshire -2 14 £410 +45.77% 13
East of England -1 13 £363 +45.00% 7
West Midlands -4 12 £338 +12.50% 9
North East -28 5 £400 -33.33% 4
Midlands - - - - 1
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 312 (45.81%) Windows
2 295 (43.32%) Microsoft
3 268 (39.35%) SharePoint
4 237 (34.80%) Active Directory
5 205 (30.10%) MS Exchange
6 170 (24.96%) Migration
7 131 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 124 (18.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 121 (17.77%) Lync
10 115 (16.89%) VMware
11 111 (16.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 100 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 90 (13.22%) MS Office
14 86 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2007
15 81 (11.89%) Citrix
16 77 (11.31%) SCCM
17 76 (11.16%) Windows 7
18 75 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
19 73 (10.72%) Windows Server 2003
20 72 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2013
21 71 (10.43%) ITIL
22 64 (9.40%) PowerShell
22 64 (9.40%) SharePoint 2010
23 63 (9.25%) MS Excel
24 62 (9.10%) .NET
24 62 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
24 62 (9.10%) Hyper-V
25 58 (8.52%) DNS
26 55 (8.08%) SQL Server
27 54 (7.93%) HTML

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 268 (39.35%) SharePoint
2 205 (30.10%) MS Exchange
3 124 (18.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 121 (17.77%) Lync
5 111 (16.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 86 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 72 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 64 (9.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 45 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (4.99%) Office Communications Server
11 32 (4.70%) IBM Notes
12 25 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 22 (3.23%) IIS
14 14 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (1.03%) Quickr
17 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
18 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
18 1 (0.15%) Node.js
18 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 90 (13.22%) MS Office
2 63 (9.25%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.94%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.73%) MS Project
6 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 75 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.76%) IaaS
3 11 (1.62%) SaaS
3 11 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.88%) PaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.52%) DNS
2 36 (5.29%) VPN
3 34 (4.99%) DHCP
4 32 (4.70%) WAN
4 32 (4.70%) LAN
5 31 (4.55%) Firewall
6 27 (3.96%) VoIP
6 27 (3.96%) VLAN
7 26 (3.82%) TCP/IP
8 24 (3.52%) SAN
9 19 (2.79%) Internet
10 17 (2.50%) Intranet
11 14 (2.06%) PBX
12 13 (1.91%) LDAP
13 12 (1.76%) MPLS
14 11 (1.62%) NAS
14 11 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.47%) Wireless
16 9 (1.32%) Unified Communications
17 6 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.59%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.15%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) MS Access
9 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (3.82%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.03%) FxCop
3 7 (1.03%) NUnit
4 4 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) MSI
5 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.15%) TestLink
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (5.58%) Finance
2 22 (3.23%) Marketing
3 19 (2.79%) Retail
4 18 (2.64%) Advertising
5 12 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.32%) Banking
6 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.17%) Legal
8 6 (0.88%) Publishing
9 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.73%) Games
10 3 (0.44%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (15.27%) Consultant
2 92 (13.51%) Architect
3 87 (12.78%) Analyst
4 69 (10.13%) Developer
5 56 (8.22%) SharePoint Developer
6 51 (7.49%) Support Engineer
7 47 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 42 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 40 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
12 27 (3.96%) Support Analyst
12 27 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.67%) Business Analyst
14 22 (3.23%) SharePoint Architect
15 20 (2.94%) Desktop Support
15 20 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (2.64%) Migration Consultant
17 17 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 17 (2.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.10%) .NET
2 54 (7.93%) HTML
3 53 (7.78%) CSS
4 38 (5.58%) ASP.NET
5 29 (4.26%) jQuery
6 19 (2.79%) HTML5
7 14 (2.06%) XSLT
8 13 (1.91%) REST
8 13 (1.91%) WCF
9 10 (1.47%) CSS3
10 9 (1.32%) Middleware
10 9 (1.32%) XSL
11 6 (0.88%) Web Services
12 5 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (0.73%) JSON
12 5 (0.73%) XML
13 4 (0.59%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.59%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.78%) Blackberry
2 29 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.08%) Clustering
4 19 (2.79%) Replication
5 13 (1.91%) User Experience
6 10 (1.47%) iPhone
6 10 (1.47%) iPad
7 9 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.32%) FMCG
7 9 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.88%) PKI
8 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.73%) Online Games
9 5 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.59%) PDA
10 4 (0.59%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.59%) CMDB
10 4 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.44%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 312 (45.81%) Windows
2 131 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (11.16%) Windows 7
5 73 (10.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (5.43%) Windows XP
7 30 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 20 (2.94%) Linux
9 13 (1.91%) Android
10 12 (1.76%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.03%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.59%) UNIX
14 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.29%) MVS
15 2 (0.29%) CentOS
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (24.96%) Migration
2 71 (10.43%) ITIL
3 50 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (6.17%) Project Management
5 35 (5.14%) Change Management
6 34 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (3.67%) PRINCE2
7 25 (3.67%) Service Delivery
8 24 (3.52%) Workflow
9 23 (3.38%) Scrum
9 23 (3.38%) Configuration Management
10 22 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (2.94%) Service Management
12 18 (2.64%) Business Analysis
13 16 (2.35%) CRM
14 15 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
16 11 (1.62%) Mentoring
16 11 (1.62%) Load Balancing
16 11 (1.62%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.40%) PowerShell
2 53 (7.78%) JavaScript
3 48 (7.05%) C#
4 35 (5.14%) SQL
5 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.59%) VBScript
7 2 (0.29%) VB
7 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.29%) Perl
7 2 (0.29%) PHP
7 2 (0.29%) Java
7 2 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.15%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.15%) C
8 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (4.11%) MCSE
3 27 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.50%) MCITP
4 17 (2.50%) MCP
5 16 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.35%) Degree
6 11 (1.62%) MCTS
7 8 (1.17%) MCSA
8 7 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.73%) CCNA
10 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.73%) PMP
11 4 (0.59%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.44%) ISEB
13 2 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.67%) SLA
2 10 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 237 (34.80%) Active Directory
2 62 (9.10%) Hyper-V
3 44 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (5.14%) vSphere
5 26 (3.82%) XenApp
6 12 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.62%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.47%) XenServer
9 8 (1.17%) UAG
10 6 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.88%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.73%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.59%) Postfix
12 4 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.44%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.29%) NFS
14 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.29%) IAG
Systems Management
1 77 (11.31%) SCCM
2 22 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 15 (2.20%) SCOM
4 14 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (0.88%) WSUS
6 5 (0.73%) Windows Intune
6 5 (0.73%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.44%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.44%) Nagios
8 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.29%) Opsview
8 2 (0.29%) Puppet
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.29%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.15%) SCSM
9 1 (0.15%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 295 (43.32%) Microsoft
2 115 (16.89%) VMware
3 81 (11.89%) Citrix
4 46 (6.75%) Cisco
5 32 (4.70%) Lotus
6 30 (4.41%) HP
7 23 (3.38%) Symantec
8 17 (2.50%) Dell
9 16 (2.35%) Apple
10 11 (1.62%) Google
10 11 (1.62%) NetApp
10 11 (1.62%) Avaya
11 10 (1.47%) SolarWinds
12 9 (1.32%) Nintex
12 9 (1.32%) SAP
13 8 (1.17%) Oracle
13 8 (1.17%) IBM
14 7 (1.03%) IronPort
14 7 (1.03%) Remedy
15 6 (0.88%) Red Hat
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