The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 281 437 527
Rank change year-on-year
+156 +90
Contract jobs citing Office 365 309 112 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.24% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.33% 10.25% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 69 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £17.50 £12.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+9.40% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1686 1093 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.42% 2.35% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 749 426
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
Office 365
UK

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 1 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 1 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 1 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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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 +99 155 £400 +11.11% 48
South East +40 72 £300 -20.00% 46
West Midlands -2 20 £340 -17.57% 6
South West -18 17 £350 +0.35% 9
East Midlands +4 12 £300 +1.69% 5
East of England -12 11 £400 +150.00% 5
North West +2 10 £350 - 6
Yorkshire +3 7 £375 +36.36% 14
North East - 5 £250 -
Office 365
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Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 284 (49.56%) Windows
2 243 (42.41%) Microsoft
3 226 (39.44%) Active Directory
4 179 (31.24%) SharePoint
5 167 (29.14%) MS Exchange
6 119 (20.77%) Migration
7 118 (20.59%) Windows 7
8 105 (18.32%) MS Office
9 104 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 100 (17.45%) Citrix
11 94 (16.40%) VMware
12 87 (15.18%) SQL Server
13 82 (14.31%) ITIL
14 77 (13.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 70 (12.22%) MS Excel
16 69 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 66 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2010
18 63 (10.99%) Lync
18 63 (10.99%) Windows XP
19 62 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 61 (10.65%) .NET
21 56 (9.77%) SCCM
22 55 (9.60%) DNS
23 51 (8.90%) Windows 8
24 48 (8.38%) C#
25 44 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 44 (7.68%) Project Management
25 44 (7.68%) SharePoint 2010
26 40 (6.98%) VPN
26 40 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 179 (31.24%) SharePoint
2 167 (29.14%) MS Exchange
3 77 (13.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 66 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (10.99%) Lync
6 44 (7.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 40 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (5.24%) IBM Notes
8 30 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (4.71%) IIS
10 19 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.70%) Quickr
14 4 (0.70%) Zimbra
15 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.35%) CMS
16 1 (0.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 105 (18.32%) MS Office
2 70 (12.22%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.57%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project
4 5 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.52%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.62%) IaaS
4 10 (1.75%) SaaS
5 4 (0.70%) PaaS
5 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.52%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) Gitorious
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.60%) DNS
2 40 (6.98%) VPN
3 37 (6.46%) Firewall
4 31 (5.41%) DHCP
5 29 (5.06%) LAN
6 26 (4.54%) VoIP
6 26 (4.54%) TCP/IP
7 24 (4.19%) WAN
7 24 (4.19%) Internet
8 21 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (3.49%) Intranet
10 18 (3.14%) Wireless
11 16 (2.79%) VLAN
12 15 (2.62%) SAN
13 9 (1.57%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.40%) LDAP
15 7 (1.22%) NAS
16 6 (1.05%) PBX
16 6 (1.05%) Extranet
17 5 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.70%) Ingres
6 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (6.81%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.75%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.22%) NUnit
4 7 (1.22%) FxCop
5 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.17%) MSTest
7 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (5.93%) Finance
2 18 (3.14%) Retail
2 18 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.57%) Dutch Language
4 7 (1.22%) Marketing
5 6 (1.05%) Publishing
5 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.70%) Legal
6 4 (0.70%) Games
7 3 (0.52%) Banking
8 2 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (14.31%) Analyst
2 81 (14.14%) Architect
3 61 (10.65%) Consultant
4 53 (9.25%) Developer
5 48 (8.38%) Support Engineer
6 45 (7.85%) Project Manager
6 45 (7.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 36 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 27 (4.71%) Desktop Support
10 27 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.84%) Service Analyst
12 21 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.14%) SharePoint Consultant
14 18 (3.14%) SharePoint Architect
15 16 (2.79%) Administrator
16 15 (2.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.65%) .NET
2 38 (6.63%) HTML
3 35 (6.11%) CSS
4 32 (5.58%) WCF
5 28 (4.89%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.14%) WPF
7 17 (2.97%) REST
8 16 (2.79%) Web Services
9 13 (2.27%) jQuery
10 12 (2.09%) XML
11 11 (1.92%) XSLT
11 11 (1.92%) SOAP
11 11 (1.92%) HTML5
12 9 (1.57%) XSL
12 9 (1.57%) LINQ
12 9 (1.57%) CSS3
13 7 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
15 2 (0.35%) Flash
16 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.76%) Blackberry
2 12 (2.09%) iPad
2 12 (2.09%) iPhone
3 11 (1.92%) PKI
4 9 (1.57%) Clustering
5 8 (1.40%) FMCG
6 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.70%) Online Games
9 4 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.52%) Replication
10 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.52%) Social Media
10 3 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.35%) Blog
11 2 (0.35%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 284 (49.56%) Windows
2 118 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 104 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (10.99%) Windows XP
5 62 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (8.90%) Windows 8
7 40 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (3.66%) Linux
9 13 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.09%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.57%) Android
11 9 (1.57%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.22%) UNIX
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) SUSE
14 1 (0.17%) NetWare
14 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.77%) Migration
2 82 (14.31%) ITIL
3 44 (7.68%) Project Management
4 34 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (5.06%) Scrum
6 28 (4.89%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (4.01%) PRINCE2
9 22 (3.84%) Identity Management
10 19 (3.32%) Change Management
11 18 (3.14%) Service Management
12 17 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (2.97%) Configuration Management
12 17 (2.97%) Incident Management
12 17 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (2.44%) CRM
15 12 (2.09%) DevOps
15 12 (2.09%) BDD
15 12 (2.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.38%) C#
2 38 (6.63%) SQL
3 36 (6.28%) JavaScript
3 36 (6.28%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.70%) VBA
5 3 (0.52%) Java
5 3 (0.52%) VBScript
5 3 (0.52%) VB
5 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.35%) Perl
6 2 (0.35%) PHP
6 2 (0.35%) C
6 2 (0.35%) Python
6 2 (0.35%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (4.71%) MCP
3 18 (3.14%) MCSE
4 13 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 11 (1.92%) MCITP
5 11 (1.92%) Degree
6 9 (1.57%) ISEB
6 9 (1.57%) MCSA
7 8 (1.40%) MCTS
7 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.87%) PMP
11 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.84%) SLA
2 21 (3.66%) QA
3 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 226 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.93%) XenApp
5 16 (2.79%) vSphere
6 12 (2.09%) UAG
6 12 (2.09%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.09%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.57%) XenServer
9 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.52%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.35%) Postfix
10 2 (0.35%) NFS
10 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 56 (9.77%) SCCM
2 9 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (1.22%) SCOM
4 4 (0.70%) WSUS
4 4 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) Opsview
6 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.35%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.35%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.17%) Novell Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 243 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 100 (17.45%) Citrix
3 94 (16.40%) VMware
4 39 (6.81%) Cisco
5 30 (5.24%) Lotus
6 26 (4.54%) HP
7 23 (4.01%) Apple
8 20 (3.49%) Avaya
9 15 (2.62%) Oracle
10 14 (2.44%) McAfee
10 14 (2.44%) Symantec
11 11 (1.92%) SAP
11 11 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.92%) Google
12 8 (1.40%) EMC
12 8 (1.40%) NetApp
13 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.22%) Dell
13 7 (1.22%) Altiris
14 5 (0.87%) Sophos
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