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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 130 262 395
Rank change year-on-year
+132 +133
Contract jobs citing Office 365 838 383 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.80% 0.82% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.63% 17.23% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 246 103
Average daily rate £375 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.35 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.75 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
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
3546 2223 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.63% 4.78% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2519 1457 903
Average daily rate £450 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 78 29
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +30.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +92 359 £400 -5.88% 94
South East +88 173 £400 +23.07% 70
West Midlands +38 74 £413 +37.50% 24
South West +23 60 £350 -8.19% 15
North West +36 54 £375 -13.29% 28
East of England +25 42 £320 -36.15% 29
Yorkshire -1 38 £375 +12.78% 15
East Midlands +17 31 £273 -29.22% 16
North East -16 9 £400 -15.78% 6
Midlands +1 2 £500 +81.81%
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 684 (45.81%) Windows
2 674 (45.14%) Microsoft
3 606 (40.59%) Active Directory
4 425 (28.47%) Migration
5 384 (25.72%) SharePoint
6 301 (20.16%) Windows Server
7 292 (19.56%) MS Office
8 290 (19.42%) MS Exchange
9 266 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 237 (15.87%) VMware
11 222 (14.87%) Windows 7
11 222 (14.87%) Skype for Business
12 212 (14.20%) ITIL
13 189 (12.66%) Citrix
14 186 (12.46%) MS Excel
15 160 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 158 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 156 (10.45%) DNS
17 156 (10.45%) Finance
18 141 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
19 131 (8.77%) DHCP
20 129 (8.64%) Project Management
21 127 (8.51%) SQL Server
21 127 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
22 121 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2013
23 117 (7.84%) SQL
24 115 (7.70%) SharePoint 2013
25 113 (7.57%) SCCM
25 113 (7.57%) Security Cleared
26 110 (7.37%) PowerShell

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 384 (25.72%) SharePoint
2 290 (19.42%) MS Exchange
3 222 (14.87%) Skype for Business
4 141 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 121 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 115 (7.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 82 (5.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 56 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 47 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 47 (3.15%) IIS
10 38 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 37 (2.48%) IBM Notes
12 17 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
12 17 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.80%) IBM Domino
14 8 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.33%) CMS
16 4 (0.27%) Apache
16 4 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 292 (19.56%) MS Office
2 186 (12.46%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.07%) MS Project
4 15 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.067%) Revit
7 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.27%) Faxination
6 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.13%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.067%) assyst
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.067%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.067%) Line 500
8 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.067%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.067%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 266 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 39 (2.61%) IaaS
5 32 (2.14%) Yammer
6 28 (1.88%) OneDrive
7 23 (1.54%) PaaS
8 21 (1.41%) SaaS
9 8 (0.54%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.47%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.13%) GitHub
13 2 (0.13%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.067%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.067%) Force.com
14 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 156 (10.45%) DNS
2 131 (8.77%) DHCP
3 109 (7.30%) Skype
4 105 (7.03%) LAN
5 91 (6.10%) Firewall
6 82 (5.49%) WAN
7 76 (5.09%) TCP/IP
8 72 (4.82%) SAN
9 59 (3.95%) VPN
10 45 (3.01%) Intranet
11 42 (2.81%) VoIP
12 32 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (1.94%) Internet
14 25 (1.67%) Unified Communications
15 23 (1.54%) NAS
16 22 (1.47%) Network Security
16 22 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
17 20 (1.34%) VLAN
17 20 (1.34%) Wireless
18 17 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.27%) Power BI
8 3 (0.20%) GIS
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.13%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.13%) MySQL
9 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 29 (1.94%) Cucumber
2 25 (1.67%) Capybara
3 20 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.20%) JIRA
6 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.20%) Selenium
7 2 (0.13%) FxCop
7 2 (0.13%) Moq
7 2 (0.13%) NSubstitute
7 2 (0.13%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.067%) MSI
8 1 (0.067%) MSTest
8 1 (0.067%) Protractor
8 1 (0.067%) Subversion
8 1 (0.067%) WebDriver
General
1 156 (10.45%) Finance
2 67 (4.49%) Advertising
3 38 (2.55%) Retail
4 34 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.81%) Marketing
6 24 (1.61%) German Language
7 22 (1.47%) Back Office
8 19 (1.27%) Banking
8 19 (1.27%) French Language
9 18 (1.21%) Local Government
10 16 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 12 (0.80%) Legal
12 12 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.47%) Electronics
14 6 (0.40%) Publishing
15 4 (0.27%) Billing
15 4 (0.27%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (14.53%) Analyst
2 192 (12.86%) Project Manager
3 178 (11.92%) Consultant
4 150 (10.05%) Support Engineer
5 147 (9.85%) Architect
6 120 (8.04%) Office 365 Manager
7 82 (5.49%) Office 365 Engineer
8 77 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 77 (5.16%) Developer
9 76 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 73 (4.89%) Desktop Support
11 72 (4.82%) Office 365 Consultant
12 63 (4.22%) SharePoint Developer
13 55 (3.68%) Support Analyst
14 52 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
14 52 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (3.42%) Administrator
15 51 (3.42%) Office 365 Architect
15 51 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
16 49 (3.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (5.29%) .NET
2 40 (2.68%) HTML
3 32 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 32 (2.14%) CSS
4 27 (1.81%) jQuery
5 26 (1.74%) Gherkin
5 26 (1.74%) Web Services
6 22 (1.47%) HTML5
7 9 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.54%) XSLT
9 7 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.40%) Ajax
10 6 (0.40%) COM
10 6 (0.40%) REST
11 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.33%) SOAP
12 3 (0.20%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (0.20%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.20%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (3.55%) Data Centre
2 47 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 27 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.27%) User Experience
6 18 (1.21%) iPhone
7 17 (1.14%) Clustering
8 15 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 15 (1.00%) Social Network
9 12 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 12 (0.80%) EMC VNX
10 11 (0.74%) PKI
10 11 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (0.67%) iPad
11 10 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.67%) PMI
12 9 (0.60%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 684 (45.81%) Windows
2 301 (20.16%) Windows Server
3 222 (14.87%) Windows 7
4 160 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 158 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (5.29%) Windows 8
7 71 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 70 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (3.48%) Linux
10 45 (3.01%) Apple iOS
11 38 (2.55%) Windows 10
12 30 (2.01%) Android
13 25 (1.67%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.21%) Unix
15 9 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.54%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.47%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
19 5 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (28.47%) Migration
2 212 (14.20%) ITIL
3 129 (8.64%) Project Management
4 127 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (7.03%) PRINCE2
6 84 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (3.95%) Change Management
8 52 (3.48%) CRM
9 47 (3.15%) Service Management
10 37 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (2.08%) Presales
11 31 (2.08%) Time Management
12 28 (1.88%) Data Migration
12 28 (1.88%) Identity Management
12 28 (1.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 26 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (1.74%) Problem Management
14 25 (1.67%) PRINCE
14 25 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
15 24 (1.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 117 (7.84%) SQL
2 110 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 65 (4.35%) C#
4 53 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 26 (1.74%) Ruby
6 13 (0.87%) Python
7 10 (0.67%) C
8 9 (0.60%) C++
9 6 (0.40%) VB
9 6 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.33%) VBScript
11 4 (0.27%) Java
12 3 (0.20%) Perl
12 3 (0.20%) VBA
13 1 (0.067%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.067%) VB6
Qualifications
1 113 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 102 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 56 (3.75%) MCSE
5 48 (3.22%) Degree
6 34 (2.28%) MCP
7 28 (1.88%) MCITP
7 28 (1.88%) MCSA
8 25 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 20 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 16 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (0.94%) CCNA
12 14 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
12 14 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.94%) MCTS
13 13 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (0.74%) A+ Certification
16 10 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.54%) SLA
2 18 (1.21%) QA
3 9 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.067%) COBIT
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.067%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.067%) ISO27002
System Software
1 606 (40.59%) Active Directory
2 107 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.15%) XenApp
5 30 (2.01%) vSphere
6 23 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.80%) Terminal Server
7 12 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.60%) BitLocker
8 9 (0.60%) UAG
8 9 (0.60%) vCloud
9 8 (0.54%) XenServer
10 7 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.33%) Brightmail
12 5 (0.33%) MetaFrame
12 5 (0.33%) NFS
13 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (7.57%) SCCM
2 31 (2.08%) SCOM
3 29 (1.94%) Windows Intune
4 26 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 20 (1.34%) WSUS
6 14 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 12 (0.80%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.67%) Puppet
10 8 (0.54%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.40%) EMC VPLEX
12 6 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.33%) Casper Suite
14 4 (0.27%) Bacula
14 4 (0.27%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.20%) Nagios
15 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 674 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 237 (15.87%) VMware
3 189 (12.66%) Citrix
4 90 (6.03%) Cisco
5 53 (3.55%) HP
6 40 (2.68%) Apple
7 38 (2.55%) Lotus
8 35 (2.34%) Symantec
9 33 (2.21%) EMC
10 31 (2.08%) Dell
10 31 (2.08%) SAP
11 23 (1.54%) NetApp
11 23 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.47%) Oracle
13 19 (1.27%) Intel Security
14 18 (1.21%) Remedy
15 15 (1.00%) IBM
16 13 (0.87%) Juniper
16 13 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.87%) Veeam
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £220 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £260 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Rate: £180 - £230 per annum + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £699 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greythorn
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £80 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Jenrick IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £57.73 - £82.98 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago