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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 298 445 519
Rank change year-on-year
+147 +74
Contract jobs citing Office 365 321 117 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.24% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.01% 9.81% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 72 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.90 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -67.50%
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
1782 1193 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.54% 2.48% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 829 447
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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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 +98 158 £378 +4.86% 47
South East +27 68 £355 -16.47% 25
West Midlands +10 25 £425 +6.25% 7
South West -17 18 £300 -23.80% 19
North West +10 13 £338 - 7
East Midlands +7 12 - - 7
East of England -19 12 £399 +280.00% 10
Yorkshire +12 9 £210 -23.63% 2
North East - 3 - -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 282 (46.69%) Windows
2 245 (40.56%) Microsoft
3 222 (36.75%) Active Directory
4 215 (35.60%) SharePoint
5 173 (28.64%) MS Exchange
6 131 (21.69%) Migration
7 111 (18.38%) Windows 7
8 105 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (17.22%) MS Office
10 96 (15.89%) Citrix
11 95 (15.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 91 (15.07%) SQL Server
13 88 (14.57%) VMware
14 76 (12.58%) Lync
15 75 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 74 (12.25%) .NET
17 73 (12.09%) MS Excel
18 71 (11.75%) ITIL
18 71 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2010
19 69 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
20 60 (9.93%) Windows XP
21 59 (9.77%) SCCM
22 57 (9.44%) C#
22 57 (9.44%) DNS
23 52 (8.61%) SharePoint 2010
24 51 (8.44%) Windows 8
25 50 (8.28%) HTML
26 48 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
26 48 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
27 47 (7.78%) Visual Studio

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 215 (35.60%) SharePoint
2 173 (28.64%) MS Exchange
3 95 (15.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 76 (12.58%) Lync
5 71 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 52 (8.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 48 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (5.63%) IBM Notes
9 27 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (4.47%) IIS
10 25 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (2.98%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
15 6 (0.99%) Quickr
16 4 (0.66%) Zimbra
17 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.33%) CMS
18 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 104 (17.22%) MS Office
2 73 (12.09%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.32%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.83%) MS Project
6 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.65%) IaaS
4 10 (1.66%) SaaS
5 8 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.66%) PaaS
6 4 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.44%) DNS
2 37 (6.13%) VPN
3 34 (5.63%) Firewall
4 32 (5.30%) DHCP
5 28 (4.64%) LAN
6 27 (4.47%) VoIP
7 25 (4.14%) Internet
8 24 (3.97%) WAN
9 22 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (3.48%) TCP/IP
11 18 (2.98%) Intranet
12 16 (2.65%) VLAN
13 15 (2.48%) SAN
13 15 (2.48%) Wireless
14 10 (1.66%) PBX
14 10 (1.66%) Unified Communications
15 8 (1.32%) LDAP
16 7 (1.16%) NAS
17 6 (0.99%) Extranet
17 6 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.66%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.99%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.99%) FxCop
4 6 (0.99%) NUnit
5 4 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.33%) Subversion
7 2 (0.33%) JIRA
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.17%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.17%) MSTest
8 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (6.46%) Finance
2 19 (3.15%) Telecoms
2 19 (3.15%) Retail
3 8 (1.32%) Marketing
3 8 (1.32%) Dutch Language
4 7 (1.16%) Publishing
4 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.99%) Legal
6 5 (0.83%) Banking
7 4 (0.66%) Games
8 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (15.23%) Architect
2 86 (14.24%) Analyst
3 79 (13.08%) Consultant
4 60 (9.93%) Developer
5 53 (8.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 46 (7.62%) Support Engineer
7 44 (7.28%) Project Manager
8 37 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 31 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 28 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (4.47%) SharePoint Consultant
12 26 (4.30%) Support Analyst
13 24 (3.97%) Business Analyst
14 22 (3.64%) SharePoint Architect
15 21 (3.48%) Desktop Support
16 20 (3.31%) Service Analyst
17 19 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
18 18 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 16 (2.65%) Administrator
19 16 (2.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.25%) .NET
2 50 (8.28%) HTML
3 43 (7.12%) CSS
4 33 (5.46%) ASP.NET
4 33 (5.46%) WCF
5 23 (3.81%) REST
6 20 (3.31%) HTML5
6 20 (3.31%) WPF
7 17 (2.81%) Web Services
7 17 (2.81%) jQuery
8 13 (2.15%) CSS3
8 13 (2.15%) XML
8 13 (2.15%) SOAP
9 12 (1.99%) XSLT
10 9 (1.49%) LINQ
11 8 (1.32%) XSL
11 8 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (0.66%) Middleware
13 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.30%) Blackberry
2 11 (1.82%) Clustering
2 11 (1.82%) PKI
2 11 (1.82%) iPhone
3 10 (1.66%) iPad
3 10 (1.66%) FMCG
4 9 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 5 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 4 (0.66%) Online Games
7 4 (0.66%) Taxonomies
7 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.50%) Replication
8 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.33%) iSeries
9 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 282 (46.69%) Windows
2 111 (18.38%) Windows 7
3 105 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (9.93%) Windows XP
6 51 (8.44%) Windows 8
7 48 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (3.97%) Linux
9 13 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.49%) Android
11 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.50%) UNIX
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) SUSE
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.69%) Migration
2 71 (11.75%) ITIL
3 43 (7.12%) Project Management
4 38 (6.29%) Scrum
5 35 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 27 (4.47%) Change Management
9 23 (3.81%) PRINCE2
10 21 (3.48%) Configuration Management
10 21 (3.48%) Identity Management
11 17 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (2.48%) Service Management
14 14 (2.32%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (2.32%) Automated Testing
14 14 (2.32%) Software Testing
14 14 (2.32%) BDD
15 13 (2.15%) Incident Management
16 12 (1.99%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.44%) C#
2 41 (6.79%) JavaScript
2 41 (6.79%) SQL
3 37 (6.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
4 4 (0.66%) Java
5 3 (0.50%) C
6 2 (0.33%) VBA
6 2 (0.33%) Python
6 2 (0.33%) Perl
6 2 (0.33%) PHP
6 2 (0.33%) VBScript
6 2 (0.33%) VB
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 40 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (3.97%) MCP
3 19 (3.15%) MCSE
4 12 (1.99%) A+ Certification
4 12 (1.99%) MCITP
4 12 (1.99%) Degree
5 11 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.82%) ISEB
6 9 (1.49%) MCSA
7 8 (1.32%) MCTS
8 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.99%) PMP
10 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.33%) CCNP
12 2 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.14%) QA
2 20 (3.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 222 (36.75%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.46%) Hyper-V
3 35 (5.79%) XenApp
4 34 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (2.65%) vSphere
6 13 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.99%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (1.99%) UAG
8 11 (1.82%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.49%) XenServer
10 4 (0.66%) Postfix
10 4 (0.66%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.50%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.50%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.33%) IAG
12 2 (0.33%) NFS
12 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (9.77%) SCCM
2 15 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (1.16%) SCOM
4 4 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.50%) WSUS
5 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.50%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.33%) Opsview
6 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.33%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) Novell Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 245 (40.56%) Microsoft
2 96 (15.89%) Citrix
3 88 (14.57%) VMware
4 39 (6.46%) Cisco
5 34 (5.63%) Lotus
6 27 (4.47%) HP
7 17 (2.81%) Avaya
7 17 (2.81%) Apple
8 12 (1.99%) Oracle
8 12 (1.99%) Google
9 11 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.82%) Symantec
10 9 (1.49%) SAP
11 8 (1.32%) Dell
11 8 (1.32%) EMC
11 8 (1.32%) NetApp
11 8 (1.32%) McAfee
12 7 (1.16%) IBM
13 6 (0.99%) BT
13 6 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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