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 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 70 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.68% 1.23% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.36% 27.45% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Average daily rate £535 £328 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.35% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £303 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £355 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
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
107 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.20% 4.48% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 38 49
Average daily rate £425 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
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 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 10 February 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (50.00%) Migration
1 17 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Skype
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.65%) MS Office
5 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco
8 3 (8.82%) VPN
8 3 (8.82%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.82%) Presales

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Skype
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Intranet
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) QlikView
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Protractor
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Migration Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Migration
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Presales
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.94%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C++
1 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) APMP
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Sage
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) OpenText
5 1 (2.94%) Polycom
5 1 (2.94%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com