The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 100 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.26% 12.50% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.80% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
Office 365
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
78 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.70% 2.37% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 13 44
Average daily rate £475 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (25.00%) Intranet
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Back Office
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) IIS
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Internet

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) CAML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Opsview
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Sophos
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