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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 64 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.80% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.82% 18.75% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£465 £270 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -38.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £166 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £374 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
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
39 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.34% 4.26% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 3
Average daily rate £450 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 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
Watford +2 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £375 -
Hertford - 1 £500 -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Lync
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Veeam
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (16.67%) PABX
7 3 (16.67%) OpenView
7 3 (16.67%) PMI
7 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (33.33%) Lync
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 3 (16.67%) PABX
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Communications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) OpenView
1 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Veeam
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat