The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 237 330 342
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 166 63 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.74% 10.94% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 44 10
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£425 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.88 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
Office 365
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 London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
936 576 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.43% 2.67% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 404 333
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -61.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in London

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the London region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
City of London +38 36 £463 +54.16% 22
Enfield - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £380 - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 147 (46.82%) Microsoft
2 144 (45.86%) Windows
3 118 (37.58%) SharePoint
3 118 (37.58%) Active Directory
4 117 (37.26%) MS Exchange
5 102 (32.48%) Migration
6 85 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 76 (24.20%) Lync
8 71 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (21.34%) VMware
10 63 (20.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 61 (19.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 59 (18.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 55 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (16.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 51 (16.24%) MS Office
16 44 (14.01%) PowerShell
17 40 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 36 (11.46%) Citrix
19 34 (10.83%) Windows 7
20 33 (10.51%) vSphere
20 33 (10.51%) Hyper-V
21 31 (9.87%) Blackberry
22 30 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (9.24%) SCCM
23 29 (9.24%) Change Management
23 29 (9.24%) Finance
24 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
24 28 (8.92%) HTML
25 27 (8.60%) MS Excel

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 118 (37.58%) SharePoint
2 117 (37.26%) MS Exchange
3 85 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (24.20%) Lync
5 63 (20.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 61 (19.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 53 (16.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (8.60%) Office Communications Server
9 24 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (7.01%) IIS
11 20 (6.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (4.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.59%) CMS
14 4 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.96%) SharePoint Foundation
16 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.64%) GroupWise
17 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (16.24%) MS Office
2 27 (8.60%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.23%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.82%) IaaS
3 10 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.23%) Yammer
5 6 (1.91%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.60%) DNS
2 23 (7.32%) Firewall
3 20 (6.37%) SAN
4 19 (6.05%) VPN
5 18 (5.73%) LDAP
5 18 (5.73%) VLAN
6 10 (3.18%) DHCP
7 8 (2.55%) Unified Communications
7 8 (2.55%) LAN
7 8 (2.55%) VoIP
7 8 (2.55%) Intranet
8 7 (2.23%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.91%) NAS
9 6 (1.91%) WAN
9 6 (1.91%) MPLS
10 4 (1.27%) Internet
11 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.96%) SSL
11 3 (0.96%) PBX
12 2 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.59%) EDRMS
4 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (3.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) TestLink
General
1 29 (9.24%) Finance
2 16 (5.10%) Retail
3 14 (4.46%) Advertising
4 13 (4.14%) Marketing
5 7 (2.23%) Banking
6 6 (1.91%) Legal
7 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (16.24%) Consultant
2 50 (15.92%) Architect
3 34 (10.83%) Developer
4 33 (10.51%) Analyst
5 22 (7.01%) SharePoint Developer
6 20 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (6.05%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (3.82%) Desktop Support
9 12 (3.82%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.82%) SharePoint Consultant
10 11 (3.50%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.18%) Messaging Engineer
11 10 (3.18%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.87%) Administrator
12 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Consultant
12 9 (2.87%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (2.23%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.92%) HTML
2 26 (8.28%) CSS
3 17 (5.41%) .NET
4 16 (5.10%) jQuery
5 15 (4.78%) HTML5
6 9 (2.87%) CSS3
7 8 (2.55%) Middleware
8 7 (2.23%) JSON
8 7 (2.23%) Application Packaging
9 6 (1.91%) REST
10 5 (1.59%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.27%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.96%) Ajax
12 3 (0.96%) XHTML
12 3 (0.96%) XML
12 3 (0.96%) XSLT
12 3 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (0.64%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.64%) Web Services
13 2 (0.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.87%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.82%) Replication
2 12 (3.82%) Clustering
3 11 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.87%) User Experience
4 9 (2.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (1.91%) PKI
6 4 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.27%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.96%) NHS
7 3 (0.96%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.64%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.64%) iPhone
8 2 (0.64%) iPad
8 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 144 (45.86%) Windows
2 71 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (10.83%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.50%) Windows 8
6 11 (3.50%) Android
7 9 (2.87%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.87%) Linux
8 7 (2.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.96%) MVS
10 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.64%) NetWare
10 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) UNIX
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.48%) Migration
2 29 (9.24%) Change Management
3 25 (7.96%) ITIL
4 20 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (5.73%) Project Management
6 16 (5.10%) Workflow
6 16 (5.10%) Scrum
7 14 (4.46%) Configuration Management
8 13 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (3.82%) Identity Management
10 10 (3.18%) BPR
10 10 (3.18%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.87%) CRM
12 7 (2.23%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.23%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.23%) PRINCE2
13 6 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (1.59%) Content Management
14 5 (1.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.01%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.01%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.50%) C#
4 7 (2.23%) SQL
5 3 (0.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.32%) VBA
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.14%) MCSE
3 11 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.23%) MCITP
5 5 (1.59%) MCTS
5 5 (1.59%) MCP
6 4 (1.27%) Degree
6 4 (1.27%) CCNA
6 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.64%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.64%) PMP
8 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.64%) CCA
8 2 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 118 (37.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.51%) vSphere
2 33 (10.51%) Hyper-V
3 30 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.10%) XenApp
5 6 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.96%) XenServer
7 3 (0.96%) UAG
8 2 (0.64%) IAG
8 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.64%) Postfix
8 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.32%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (9.24%) SCCM
2 15 (4.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (4.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (1.59%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.96%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 2 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.64%) WSUS
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.32%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 147 (46.82%) Microsoft
2 67 (21.34%) VMware
3 36 (11.46%) Citrix
4 22 (7.01%) Cisco
4 22 (7.01%) HP
5 15 (4.78%) Symantec
6 12 (3.82%) NetApp
7 11 (3.50%) EMC
8 9 (2.87%) Apple
8 9 (2.87%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.55%) Nintex
9 8 (2.55%) IronPort
9 8 (2.55%) Dell
9 8 (2.55%) AppSense
10 4 (1.27%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.27%) Google
10 4 (1.27%) Sophos
10 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.96%) Lotus
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