The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 258 348 400
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +52
Contract jobs citing Office 365 155 66 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.27% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.66% 10.26% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
990 643 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 2.65% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 494 315
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Office 365
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
City of London +17 23 £450 +47.54% 26
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £205 -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 117 (46.25%) Windows
2 114 (45.06%) Microsoft
3 98 (38.74%) Active Directory
4 83 (32.81%) SharePoint
5 62 (24.51%) MS Exchange
6 61 (24.11%) Windows 7
7 58 (22.92%) Migration
8 49 (19.37%) MS Office
9 46 (18.18%) ITIL
9 46 (18.18%) VMware
9 46 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (14.23%) MS Excel
11 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
11 35 (13.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (13.44%) Citrix
13 33 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (10.67%) Windows XP
17 26 (10.28%) Lync
18 25 (9.88%) DNS
19 22 (8.70%) Service Delivery
20 21 (8.30%) HTML
20 21 (8.30%) SharePoint 2010
20 21 (8.30%) Hyper-V
21 20 (7.91%) PowerShell
22 19 (7.51%) Project Management
23 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
23 18 (7.11%) CSS
23 18 (7.11%) Cisco

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 83 (32.81%) SharePoint
2 62 (24.51%) MS Exchange
3 35 (13.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (10.28%) Lync
6 21 (8.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (5.53%) IIS
9 13 (5.14%) IBM Notes
10 9 (3.56%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (2.77%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (1.19%) CMS
14 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.40%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 49 (19.37%) MS Office
2 36 (14.23%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.77%) SaaS
3 4 (1.58%) PaaS
3 4 (1.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.88%) DNS
2 15 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.93%) VPN
2 15 (5.93%) VoIP
2 15 (5.93%) Firewall
3 12 (4.74%) Wireless
3 12 (4.74%) Intranet
4 11 (4.35%) VLAN
5 10 (3.95%) WAN
5 10 (3.95%) LAN
6 9 (3.56%) SAN
7 8 (3.16%) Unified Communications
7 8 (3.16%) LDAP
8 7 (2.77%) DHCP
9 6 (2.37%) NAS
10 5 (1.98%) PBX
10 5 (1.98%) Extranet
10 5 (1.98%) MPLS
11 4 (1.58%) SSL
11 4 (1.58%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.40%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) NUnit
5 1 (0.40%) FxCop
5 1 (0.40%) MSTest
5 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (5.93%) Finance
2 13 (5.14%) Retail
3 4 (1.58%) Marketing
3 4 (1.58%) Publishing
3 4 (1.58%) Games
4 2 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (17.39%) Architect
2 39 (15.42%) Analyst
3 30 (11.86%) Consultant
4 27 (10.67%) Developer
5 24 (9.49%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 22 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 21 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (7.11%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.11%) Service Analyst
9 18 (7.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (6.72%) Desktop Support
11 15 (5.93%) SharePoint Architect
12 13 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.74%) Administrator
13 12 (4.74%) SharePoint Consultant
14 10 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (3.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 8 (3.16%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.30%) HTML
2 18 (7.11%) CSS
3 14 (5.53%) .NET
4 12 (4.74%) jQuery
5 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.98%) HTML5
8 3 (1.19%) REST
8 3 (1.19%) CSS3
8 3 (1.19%) Web Services
9 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.79%) JSON
9 2 (0.79%) WCF
9 2 (0.79%) XSLT
9 2 (0.79%) Ajax
10 1 (0.40%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.56%) Clustering
3 4 (1.58%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.58%) Online Games
4 3 (1.19%) FMCG
4 3 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (0.79%) iPad
5 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.79%) EPoS
6 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) IVR
6 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) iPhone
6 1 (0.40%) Social Media
6 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (46.25%) Windows
2 61 (24.11%) Windows 7
3 46 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (10.67%) Windows XP
5 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (6.72%) Windows 8
6 17 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.77%) Android
7 7 (2.77%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.37%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.58%) Linux
10 3 (1.19%) UNIX
11 2 (0.79%) CentOS
11 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.92%) Migration
2 46 (18.18%) ITIL
3 22 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 19 (7.51%) Project Management
5 14 (5.53%) Change Management
5 14 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (3.95%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.56%) Incident Management
8 9 (3.56%) Identity Management
8 9 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.56%) CRM
9 8 (3.16%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.16%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.77%) Business Continuity
10 7 (2.77%) Workflow
11 6 (2.37%) Scrum
11 6 (2.37%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.91%) PowerShell
2 16 (6.32%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.74%) C#
4 6 (2.37%) SQL
5 3 (1.19%) VBA
6 2 (0.79%) Python
6 2 (0.79%) VBScript
6 2 (0.79%) Perl
6 2 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) Java
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.72%) MCP
2 14 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.14%) A+ Certification
4 8 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.77%) MCITP
5 7 (2.77%) Degree
6 6 (2.37%) MCTS
6 6 (2.37%) MCSE
7 4 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.79%) CCNP
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.40%) MCSD
10 1 (0.40%) PMP
10 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 6 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (38.74%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.35%) vSphere
5 10 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.77%) XenApp
7 6 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.19%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.19%) XenServer
8 3 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.19%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.79%) UAG
9 2 (0.79%) NFS
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (6.32%) SCCM
2 5 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.58%) SCOM
3 4 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.79%) Nagios
4 2 (0.79%) WSUS
4 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.79%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.79%) Opsview
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.79%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 114 (45.06%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.18%) VMware
3 34 (13.44%) Citrix
4 18 (7.11%) Cisco
5 13 (5.14%) Lotus
6 11 (4.35%) HP
7 10 (3.95%) Apple
8 5 (1.98%) Remedy
8 5 (1.98%) Sophos
8 5 (1.98%) Google
9 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.19%) NetApp
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle
10 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) Dell
10 2 (0.79%) EMC
10 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.79%) Symantec
10 2 (0.79%) BT
10 2 (0.79%) AppSense
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