The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 49 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 21 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.59% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.18% 13.04% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
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£190 £375 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +257.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
Office 365
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.29% 2.91% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 7
Average daily rate £450 £388 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £244 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £12.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £190 -
Watford -4 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 14 (51.85%) MS Office
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 10 (37.04%) Migration
7 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (25.93%) Lync
9 6 (22.22%) Project Management
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (18.52%) SLA
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco
11 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 4 (14.81%) WAN
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) PMI
11 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
11 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) LAN
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.81%) Internet
11 4 (14.81%) Citrix
11 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (25.93%) Lync
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.41%) LiveLink
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (51.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Agresso
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
1 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
1 4 (14.81%) PABX
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) Intranet
3 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Communications Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) PMI
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) ITSM
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos