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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 299 338 387
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +49
Contract jobs citing Office 365 94 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.21% 9.56% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 25
Average daily rate £288 £423 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +43.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £204 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -50.00%
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
770 450 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.30% 2.08% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 328 341
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £31.85 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 18 £275 +41.02% 5
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (47.17%) Windows
2 67 (42.14%) Microsoft
2 67 (42.14%) Active Directory
3 49 (30.82%) MS Exchange
4 46 (28.93%) SharePoint
5 45 (28.30%) Migration
6 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (24.53%) Windows 7
8 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
9 30 (18.87%) VMware
10 29 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (16.98%) MS Office
12 25 (15.72%) SQL Server
13 23 (14.47%) Lync
14 21 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (13.21%) ITIL
15 19 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (10.69%) PowerShell
17 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
18 16 (10.06%) Windows XP
18 16 (10.06%) Retail
19 15 (9.43%) Citrix
19 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (8.81%) Change Management
21 13 (8.18%) Project Management
21 13 (8.18%) DNS
21 13 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (30.82%) MS Exchange
2 46 (28.93%) SharePoint
3 29 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (14.47%) Lync
5 19 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (7.55%) IIS
9 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (5.03%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (3.14%) IBM Notes
13 4 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (2.52%) CMS
13 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 3 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Foundation
16 1 (0.63%) GroupWise
Applications
1 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.98%) MS Office
3 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) DNS
2 9 (5.66%) VoIP
3 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.03%) Intranet
4 7 (4.40%) Wireless
5 6 (3.77%) SAN
5 6 (3.77%) DHCP
6 5 (3.14%) SNMP
6 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.52%) NAS
7 4 (2.52%) LAN
7 4 (2.52%) WAN
7 4 (2.52%) Extranet
7 4 (2.52%) Firewall
8 3 (1.89%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.89%) VPN
9 2 (1.26%) SMTP
9 2 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.26%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) MSI
2 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.06%) Retail
2 10 (6.29%) Finance
3 5 (3.14%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (21.38%) Consultant
2 27 (16.98%) Architect
3 23 (14.47%) Administrator
4 19 (11.95%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.81%) Analyst
6 12 (7.55%) Developer
6 12 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) SharePoint Consultant
8 10 (6.29%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.66%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.03%) Exchange Consultant
10 8 (5.03%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (4.40%) Exchange Administrator
11 7 (4.40%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.77%) Migration Consultant
13 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) HTML
2 8 (5.03%) CSS
3 7 (4.40%) .NET
4 6 (3.77%) jQuery
5 5 (3.14%) Ajax
6 4 (2.52%) Web Services
6 4 (2.52%) REST
6 4 (2.52%) JSON
7 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.63%) LINQ
9 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.63%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.63%) XML
9 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.52%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.26%) FMCG
4 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Blog
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) IVR
5 1 (0.63%) iPhone
5 1 (0.63%) Social Media
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (47.17%) Windows
2 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (24.53%) Windows 7
4 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.06%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.40%) Linux
9 6 (3.77%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.52%) Android
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.30%) Migration
2 21 (13.21%) ITIL
3 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
4 14 (8.81%) Change Management
5 13 (8.18%) Project Management
6 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.92%) Identity Management
8 7 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.77%) B2C
9 6 (3.77%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.14%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.14%) Change Control
11 4 (2.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (2.52%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.52%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.52%) Web Design
11 4 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (1.89%) CRM
12 3 (1.89%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.89%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.69%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.14%) C#
4 4 (2.52%) SQL
4 4 (2.52%) VBScript
5 3 (1.89%) VBA
6 1 (0.63%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.66%) MCITP
3 7 (4.40%) MCTS
4 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.14%) MCSE
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.89%) MCP
7 3 (1.89%) Degree
8 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) CCNP
8 2 (1.26%) CCNA
9 1 (0.63%) PMP
9 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
2 7 (4.40%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (42.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.40%) vSphere
4 6 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.14%) ISA Server
5 5 (3.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.52%) NFS
7 2 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.26%) UAG
8 1 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) SCCM
2 6 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.89%) WMI
4 2 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (42.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.87%) VMware
3 15 (9.43%) Citrix
4 12 (7.55%) Cisco
5 5 (3.14%) Sophos
5 5 (3.14%) Lotus
6 4 (2.52%) Apple
7 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.89%) HP
7 3 (1.89%) EMC
7 3 (1.89%) Google
7 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.89%) McAfee
7 3 (1.89%) Splunk
8 2 (1.26%) F5
8 2 (1.26%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.26%) Symantec
8 2 (1.26%) Remedy
9 1 (0.63%) Websense
9 1 (0.63%) BT
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Rate: £15 - £17.50 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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London
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Rate: £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £330.00 - £360.00 per day
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London
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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London
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Rate: Negotiable
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