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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 130 234 348
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +114
Contract jobs citing Office 365 967 480 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 0.95% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.74% 17.88% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 266 133
Average daily rate £380 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £11.35 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £29.13 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +56.52%
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
4447 2685 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.68% 5.31% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3073 1729 1132
Average daily rate £460 £418 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% +1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 99 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +69.49%

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 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +75 372 £418 +12.83% 93
South East +76 222 £400 -2.43% 66
South West +40 82 £350 - 18
North West +30 73 £415 +18.57% 22
Yorkshire +48 61 £388 +29.16% 17
East of England +38 56 £350 -1.75% 18
West Midlands +14 50 £325 -7.14% 22
East Midlands +16 27 £313 -19.40% 9
North East -12 20 £363 - 5
Midlands - 3 £375 -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 783 (44.69%) Windows
2 774 (44.18%) Microsoft
3 642 (36.64%) Active Directory
4 511 (29.17%) Migration
5 467 (26.66%) SharePoint
6 370 (21.12%) Windows Server
7 344 (19.63%) MS Exchange
8 343 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 330 (18.84%) MS Office
10 272 (15.53%) VMware
11 265 (15.13%) Skype for Business
12 238 (13.58%) Windows 7
13 236 (13.47%) ITIL
14 227 (12.96%) MS Excel
15 217 (12.39%) Citrix
16 199 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 183 (10.45%) PowerShell
18 175 (9.99%) Windows Server 2008
18 175 (9.99%) Skype
19 168 (9.59%) Project Management
20 167 (9.53%) DNS
20 167 (9.53%) Security Cleared
21 166 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
22 164 (9.36%) Finance
23 160 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2013
24 156 (8.90%) SQL Server
25 155 (8.85%) SCCM
26 151 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
27 150 (8.56%) SQL
28 139 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 467 (26.66%) SharePoint
2 344 (19.63%) MS Exchange
3 265 (15.13%) Skype for Business
4 166 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 160 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 111 (6.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 86 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 78 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 68 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 51 (2.91%) IIS
11 41 (2.34%) IBM Notes
12 35 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 24 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (0.63%) IBM Domino
16 10 (0.57%) CMS
17 8 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.29%) Node.js
19 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 330 (18.84%) MS Office
2 227 (12.96%) MS Excel
3 28 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.43%) MS Project
5 13 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.63%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.057%) Line 500
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.057%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 343 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (4.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 59 (3.37%) Yammer
4 55 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (2.91%) OneDrive
6 49 (2.80%) IaaS
7 33 (1.88%) SaaS
8 28 (1.60%) PaaS
9 19 (1.08%) Google Apps
10 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.11%) GitHub
13 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.057%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.057%) Heroku
14 1 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.99%) Skype
2 167 (9.53%) DNS
3 123 (7.02%) DHCP
4 101 (5.76%) LAN
5 97 (5.54%) Firewall
6 94 (5.37%) WAN
7 86 (4.91%) TCP/IP
8 65 (3.71%) SAN
9 54 (3.08%) Intranet
10 46 (2.63%) Unified Communications
10 46 (2.63%) VPN
11 41 (2.34%) VoIP
12 40 (2.28%) Internet
13 34 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (1.66%) Network Security
14 29 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
14 29 (1.66%) Wireless
15 19 (1.08%) Ethernet
16 14 (0.80%) Kerberos
17 13 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.34%) Power BI
10 5 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.29%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.23%) MySQL
11 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.057%) Big Data
13 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 20 (1.14%) Cucumber
1 20 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (1.03%) Capybara
3 10 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.46%) JIRA
6 6 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.11%) FxCop
8 2 (0.11%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.11%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.11%) Subversion
9 1 (0.057%) Ant
9 1 (0.057%) Maven
9 1 (0.057%) MSI
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.057%) Selenium
General
1 164 (9.36%) Finance
2 59 (3.37%) Advertising
3 49 (2.80%) Retail
4 38 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.05%) Marketing
6 26 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.20%) Back Office
8 18 (1.03%) Banking
9 17 (0.97%) German Language
9 17 (0.97%) Italian Language
10 16 (0.91%) Local Government
11 15 (0.86%) French Language
12 14 (0.80%) Publishing
13 12 (0.68%) Electronics
13 12 (0.68%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.57%) Legal
15 5 (0.29%) Games
16 4 (0.23%) Billing
17 3 (0.17%) Law
17 3 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 227 (12.96%) Project Manager
2 225 (12.84%) Analyst
3 220 (12.56%) Consultant
4 196 (11.19%) Architect
5 167 (9.53%) Support Engineer
6 129 (7.36%) Office 365 Manager
7 95 (5.42%) Developer
8 87 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 84 (4.79%) Office 365 Engineer
10 81 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 80 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 79 (4.51%) Desktop Support
12 79 (4.51%) Office 365 Consultant
13 73 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
14 72 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 70 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 62 (3.54%) Office 365 Architect
16 62 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
17 55 (3.14%) Desktop Engineer
18 53 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (5.08%) .NET
2 43 (2.45%) HTML
3 41 (2.34%) Web Services
4 36 (2.05%) CSS
5 31 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 31 (1.77%) jQuery
6 19 (1.08%) Gherkin
7 14 (0.80%) .NET Framework
7 14 (0.80%) HTML5
8 11 (0.63%) COM
9 10 (0.57%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.34%) MAPI
10 6 (0.34%) SAML
10 6 (0.34%) XML
11 5 (0.29%) Ajax
11 5 (0.29%) OAuth2
11 5 (0.29%) Sass
11 5 (0.29%) SOAP
12 4 (0.23%) REST
12 4 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (3.94%) Data Centre
2 44 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 26 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (1.43%) PKI
7 20 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 19 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 19 (1.08%) Social Network
8 19 (1.08%) Thin Client
8 19 (1.08%) User Experience
9 18 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 16 (0.91%) Clustering
10 16 (0.91%) iPhone
11 15 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 15 (0.86%) iPad
12 14 (0.80%) Replication
13 13 (0.74%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 783 (44.69%) Windows
2 370 (21.12%) Windows Server
3 238 (13.58%) Windows 7
4 199 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 175 (9.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (5.94%) Windows 10
7 86 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 85 (4.85%) Windows 8
9 79 (4.51%) Windows XP
10 56 (3.20%) Linux
11 35 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 33 (1.88%) Mac OS X
13 27 (1.54%) Android
14 20 (1.14%) Unix
15 15 (0.86%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.34%) AIX
17 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.34%) VMS
17 6 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (29.17%) Migration
2 236 (13.47%) ITIL
3 168 (9.59%) Project Management
4 151 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (6.79%) PRINCE2
6 116 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (4.05%) Change Management
8 66 (3.77%) CRM
9 61 (3.48%) Service Management
10 45 (2.57%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (2.34%) Identity Management
12 38 (2.17%) Presales
13 37 (2.11%) Service Delivery
14 36 (2.05%) TOGAF
15 35 (2.00%) Data Migration
15 35 (2.00%) SDLC
16 34 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (1.88%) Business Transformation
18 32 (1.83%) Problem Management
19 31 (1.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 183 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 150 (8.56%) SQL
3 87 (4.97%) C#
4 80 (4.57%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.14%) Ruby
6 15 (0.86%) C++
6 15 (0.86%) Java
7 13 (0.74%) Python
8 11 (0.63%) C
8 11 (0.63%) VBScript
9 10 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.46%) PHP
12 7 (0.40%) VB
13 4 (0.23%) VBA
14 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.057%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.057%) VB6
Qualifications
1 167 (9.53%) Security Cleared
2 121 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (6.68%) SC Cleared
4 76 (4.34%) MCSE
5 54 (3.08%) Degree
6 38 (2.17%) MCITP
6 38 (2.17%) MCP
7 34 (1.94%) MCSA
8 26 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 23 (1.31%) MCTS
11 20 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
12 19 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (0.97%) CCNA
14 13 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.68%) MCDST
16 10 (0.57%) A+ Certification
16 10 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.31%) SLA
2 19 (1.08%) QA
3 12 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.057%) DICOM
8 1 (0.057%) HL7
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.057%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 642 (36.64%) Active Directory
2 139 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 70 (4.00%) XenApp
5 36 (2.05%) vSphere
6 35 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.74%) Terminal Server
9 11 (0.63%) BitLocker
10 10 (0.57%) UAG
11 8 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.40%) Brightmail
12 7 (0.40%) NFS
12 7 (0.40%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.40%) XenServer
13 5 (0.29%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 155 (8.85%) SCCM
2 45 (2.57%) SCOM
3 35 (2.00%) Windows Intune
4 29 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 26 (1.48%) WSUS
6 17 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 16 (0.91%) Puppet
8 14 (0.80%) AirWatch
8 14 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.29%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.23%) Ansible
12 4 (0.23%) Bacula
12 4 (0.23%) Casper Suite
12 4 (0.23%) EMC VPLEX
12 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.17%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 774 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 272 (15.53%) VMware
3 217 (12.39%) Citrix
4 109 (6.22%) Cisco
5 47 (2.68%) HP
6 41 (2.34%) Lotus
7 37 (2.11%) SAP
8 35 (2.00%) Oracle
9 33 (1.88%) Apple
10 32 (1.83%) Dell
11 25 (1.43%) Symantec
12 24 (1.37%) NetApp
13 23 (1.31%) EMC
14 22 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (1.03%) IBM
16 17 (0.97%) Google
16 17 (0.97%) Veeam
17 16 (0.91%) Remedy
18 14 (0.80%) Intel Security
18 14 (0.80%) Polycom
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