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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 40 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 14 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.43% 2.05% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.00% 41.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Average daily rate £325 £503 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.32% +39.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.75 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
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
50 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.68% 4.88% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 5
Average daily rate £475 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.75 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.82% -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
Watford -6 2 £225 - 2
Borehamwood - 2 £150 - 2
St Albans - 2 £360 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) XenApp
5 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) MS Office
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) Advertising
8 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) DHCP
9 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
9 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (14.81%) ZABBIX
10 4 (14.81%) vSphere
10 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.81%) Bacula
10 4 (14.81%) Sophos
10 4 (14.81%) SAN
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) LDAP
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deskside Support
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) iPhone
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
2 2 (7.41%) High Availability
2 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Bacula
1 4 (14.81%) ZABBIX
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Citrix
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Sophos
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Wyse