The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 74 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.06% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
- -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
33 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.10% 5.84% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 36
Average daily rate £350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Office 365
West Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Online Security
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Online Security
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix