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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 227 314 339
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +25
Contract jobs citing Office 365 187 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.91% 12.44% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 51 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £11.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.27% -24.19%
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
989 619 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 2.83% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 420 313
Average daily rate £450 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +49 48 £480 +84.61% 28
Enfield - 3 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £380 -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 3
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 162 (47.65%) Windows
2 150 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 129 (37.94%) Active Directory
4 121 (35.59%) SharePoint
5 115 (33.82%) MS Exchange
6 107 (31.47%) Migration
7 85 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 77 (22.65%) Lync
9 75 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (21.47%) VMware
11 62 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 59 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 54 (15.88%) MS Office
14 53 (15.59%) Exchange Server 2007
14 53 (15.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 48 (14.12%) PowerShell
16 45 (13.24%) Citrix
17 37 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (10.59%) vSphere
19 34 (10.00%) DNS
20 33 (9.71%) ITIL
20 33 (9.71%) Finance
20 33 (9.71%) SCCM
21 32 (9.41%) Windows 7
21 32 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (9.12%) Hyper-V
23 30 (8.82%) IIS
23 30 (8.82%) SQL Server

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 121 (35.59%) SharePoint
2 115 (33.82%) MS Exchange
3 85 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (22.65%) Lync
5 62 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (15.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 53 (15.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (8.82%) IIS
8 20 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
9 19 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.47%) CMS
14 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Foundation
15 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.59%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 54 (15.88%) MS Office
2 29 (8.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.82%) IaaS
3 11 (3.24%) Yammer
4 6 (1.76%) PaaS
5 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.59%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.00%) DNS
2 28 (8.24%) Firewall
3 21 (6.18%) SAN
3 21 (6.18%) VLAN
4 20 (5.88%) VPN
5 18 (5.29%) LDAP
6 17 (5.00%) DHCP
7 15 (4.41%) Intranet
8 14 (4.12%) LAN
9 11 (3.24%) WAN
10 10 (2.94%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.35%) VoIP
12 6 (1.76%) NAS
12 6 (1.76%) Internet
13 5 (1.47%) MPLS
14 4 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.18%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.18%) SSL
14 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.18%) EDRMS
3 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 33 (9.71%) Finance
2 14 (4.12%) Advertising
3 13 (3.82%) Marketing
4 12 (3.53%) Retail
5 6 (1.76%) Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (14.71%) Consultant
2 43 (12.65%) Architect
3 41 (12.06%) Developer
4 36 (10.59%) Analyst
5 28 (8.24%) SharePoint Developer
6 26 (7.65%) Project Manager
7 20 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.82%) Desktop Support
11 12 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.53%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
12 10 (2.94%) Service Analyst
12 10 (2.94%) Administrator
12 10 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
12 10 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (2.65%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.82%) HTML
2 27 (7.94%) CSS
3 21 (6.18%) .NET
4 16 (4.71%) jQuery
5 14 (4.12%) HTML5
6 12 (3.53%) CSS3
7 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.94%) REST
9 7 (2.06%) JSON
9 7 (2.06%) Application Packaging
10 6 (1.76%) XML
10 6 (1.76%) Ajax
11 4 (1.18%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.88%) XHTML
12 3 (0.88%) XSL
12 3 (0.88%) Middleware
13 2 (0.59%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (0.59%) Web Services
13 2 (0.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.24%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.53%) Replication
2 12 (3.53%) Clustering
3 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (2.65%) User Experience
4 7 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.76%) PKI
5 6 (1.76%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.18%) NHS
7 4 (1.18%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) iPhone
9 2 (0.59%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) EPoS
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 162 (47.65%) Windows
2 75 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (9.41%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.24%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.65%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.35%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.06%) Linux
9 7 (2.06%) Android
10 3 (0.88%) MVS
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.59%) NetWare
11 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) UNIX
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.47%) Migration
2 33 (9.71%) ITIL
3 22 (6.47%) Project Management
3 22 (6.47%) Change Management
4 19 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (4.41%) Configuration Management
6 14 (4.12%) Service Delivery
6 14 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (3.53%) CRM
7 12 (3.53%) Identity Management
8 10 (2.94%) Workflow
9 9 (2.65%) Scrum
10 7 (2.06%) Programme Management
10 7 (2.06%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.06%) Load Balancing
11 6 (1.76%) PRINCE2
11 6 (1.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (1.47%) Business Analysis
12 5 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.12%) PowerShell
2 22 (6.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (5.00%) SQL
4 13 (3.82%) C#
5 4 (1.18%) VBScript
6 1 (0.29%) VBA
6 1 (0.29%) C
6 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.71%) MCSE
3 12 (3.53%) MCP
4 10 (2.94%) MCITP
4 10 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.65%) A+ Certification
6 7 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.06%) VCP4
6 7 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.76%) CCNA
7 6 (1.76%) MCTS
8 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.47%) Degree
9 4 (1.18%) CCA
9 4 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.18%) CCNP
10 3 (0.88%) CCEA
10 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 129 (37.94%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.59%) vSphere
4 31 (9.12%) Hyper-V
5 19 (5.59%) XenApp
6 6 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.47%) UAG
7 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.18%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.88%) XenServer
10 2 (0.59%) Xen
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 33 (9.71%) SCCM
2 9 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.06%) SCOM
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.88%) Puppet
5 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.59%) WSUS
6 2 (0.59%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.29%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 150 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 73 (21.47%) VMware
3 45 (13.24%) Citrix
4 25 (7.35%) Cisco
5 23 (6.76%) HP
6 14 (4.12%) NetApp
7 11 (3.24%) Symantec
7 11 (3.24%) EMC
8 9 (2.65%) SolarWinds
8 9 (2.65%) Apple
9 8 (2.35%) Dell
10 7 (2.06%) AppSense
10 7 (2.06%) Oracle
10 7 (2.06%) Sophos
11 5 (1.47%) Google
12 4 (1.18%) IronPort
12 4 (1.18%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.18%) Mercator
12 4 (1.18%) McAfee
12 4 (1.18%) Blue Coat
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