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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 263 375 393
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 155 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.32% 9.00% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 38 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £98.25 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.56% +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -38.38%
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
1012 633 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.14% 2.52% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 480 307
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +46 37 £425 +88.88% 20
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £205 -
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 122 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 121 (42.31%) Windows
3 113 (39.51%) SharePoint
4 95 (33.22%) Active Directory
5 80 (27.97%) MS Exchange
6 65 (22.73%) Migration
7 56 (19.58%) Windows 7
8 55 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 53 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (17.13%) VMware
11 46 (16.08%) ITIL
11 46 (16.08%) MS Office
12 42 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 37 (12.94%) Lync
14 36 (12.59%) Citrix
14 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
14 36 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
16 32 (11.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 30 (10.49%) MS Excel
17 30 (10.49%) Change Management
17 30 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (10.14%) HTML
18 29 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (8.74%) Service Delivery
19 25 (8.74%) DNS
20 24 (8.39%) Project Management
20 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
20 24 (8.39%) Hyper-V

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 113 (39.51%) SharePoint
2 80 (27.97%) MS Exchange
3 55 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 42 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (12.94%) Lync
6 35 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (11.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (6.29%) Office Communications Server
9 16 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (4.90%) IIS
11 12 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (3.85%) IBM Notes
13 10 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.70%) CMS
15 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 46 (16.08%) MS Office
2 30 (10.49%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.45%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.70%) MS Project
7 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.15%) SaaS
3 8 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.75%) IaaS
5 4 (1.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.35%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.74%) DNS
2 16 (5.59%) Firewall
3 15 (5.24%) VPN
4 13 (4.55%) VoIP
4 13 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 12 (4.20%) VLAN
6 11 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.50%) SAN
7 10 (3.50%) WAN
7 10 (3.50%) Wireless
8 9 (3.15%) DHCP
8 9 (3.15%) LAN
8 9 (3.15%) Intranet
9 8 (2.80%) LDAP
10 7 (2.45%) NAS
11 6 (2.10%) MPLS
12 5 (1.75%) PBX
12 5 (1.75%) Extranet
13 4 (1.40%) VPLS
13 4 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.05%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.35%) NUnit
6 1 (0.35%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.35%) FxCop
6 1 (0.35%) MSTest
6 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (6.64%) Finance
2 18 (6.29%) Retail
3 8 (2.80%) Marketing
4 7 (2.45%) Banking
5 6 (2.10%) Advertising
6 5 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Publishing
7 4 (1.40%) Games
8 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (17.48%) Architect
2 46 (16.08%) Analyst
3 37 (12.94%) Consultant
4 30 (10.49%) Developer
5 27 (9.44%) SharePoint Developer
6 23 (8.04%) Support Engineer
7 21 (7.34%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (6.64%) Support Analyst
8 19 (6.64%) SharePoint Consultant
9 15 (5.24%) SharePoint Architect
9 15 (5.24%) Service Analyst
9 15 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (4.55%) Administrator
10 13 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.20%) Desktop Support
12 11 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.14%) HTML
2 22 (7.69%) CSS
3 19 (6.64%) .NET
4 14 (4.90%) jQuery
5 13 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.85%) HTML5
7 8 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (2.45%) Middleware
9 4 (1.40%) XSLT
9 4 (1.40%) CSS3
10 3 (1.05%) REST
10 3 (1.05%) Web Services
11 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.70%) JSON
11 2 (0.70%) WCF
11 2 (0.70%) XMPP
12 1 (0.35%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.64%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.15%) Clustering
4 6 (2.10%) User Experience
5 4 (1.40%) Replication
5 4 (1.40%) Online Games
5 4 (1.40%) FMCG
6 3 (1.05%) iPad
6 3 (1.05%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.70%) iPhone
7 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) EPoS
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 121 (42.31%) Windows
2 56 (19.58%) Windows 7
3 53 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.04%) Windows XP
7 20 (6.99%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.50%) Android
9 9 (3.15%) Linux
10 7 (2.45%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.05%) UNIX
12 2 (0.70%) CentOS
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.73%) Migration
2 46 (16.08%) ITIL
3 30 (10.49%) Change Management
3 30 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (8.74%) Service Delivery
5 24 (8.39%) Project Management
6 18 (6.29%) Workflow
6 18 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.94%) Scrum
8 14 (4.90%) PRINCE2
9 11 (3.85%) Identity Management
9 11 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (3.50%) BPR
11 9 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (2.80%) Programme Management
13 7 (2.45%) Business Analysis
13 7 (2.45%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
2 17 (5.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.90%) C#
4 7 (2.45%) SQL
5 2 (0.70%) Python
5 2 (0.70%) Perl
5 2 (0.70%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) VBScript
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.90%) MCP
3 12 (4.20%) A+ Certification
4 9 (3.15%) Degree
5 7 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.10%) MCTS
6 6 (2.10%) MCITP
7 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.40%) MCSE
9 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.70%) CCNP
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.70%) PMP
10 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.35%) MCSD
11 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.50%) SLA
2 6 (2.10%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (33.22%) Active Directory
2 29 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.24%) vSphere
5 11 (3.85%) XenApp
5 11 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.40%) XenServer
8 4 (1.40%) Postfix
9 3 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.05%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.70%) IAG
10 2 (0.70%) UAG
10 2 (0.70%) NFS
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (5.94%) SCCM
2 14 (4.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.40%) SCOM
5 3 (1.05%) Nagios
5 3 (1.05%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.70%) Opsview
6 2 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.70%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.70%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 122 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.13%) VMware
3 36 (12.59%) Citrix
4 20 (6.99%) Cisco
5 11 (3.85%) HP
5 11 (3.85%) Lotus
6 8 (2.80%) Apple
6 8 (2.80%) Symantec
6 8 (2.80%) Nintex
7 6 (2.10%) IronPort
8 5 (1.75%) Google
8 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.40%) Oracle
10 3 (1.05%) SAP
10 3 (1.05%) EMC
10 3 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.05%) NetApp
10 3 (1.05%) Remedy
10 3 (1.05%) AppSense
10 3 (1.05%) Sophos
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