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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 313 346 389
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +43
Contract jobs citing Office 365 99 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.64% 9.39% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 22 25
Average daily rate £300 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £241 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -50.00%
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
783 458 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.24% 2.12% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 331 337
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 £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £76.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
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 18 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 18 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 -3 18 £275 +14.58% 9
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 76 (48.10%) Windows
2 68 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 68 (43.04%) Active Directory
3 50 (31.65%) MS Exchange
4 44 (27.85%) SharePoint
4 44 (27.85%) Migration
5 42 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (24.68%) Windows 7
7 32 (20.25%) VMware
7 32 (20.25%) MS Excel
8 30 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (17.09%) MS Office
10 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
11 23 (14.56%) Lync
11 23 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (12.66%) ITIL
12 20 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (10.76%) PowerShell
13 17 (10.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (10.13%) Windows XP
14 16 (10.13%) Retail
15 15 (9.49%) Citrix
15 15 (9.49%) Service Delivery
16 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (8.23%) DNS
17 13 (8.23%) Change Management
17 13 (8.23%) Project Management
17 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 50 (31.65%) MS Exchange
2 44 (27.85%) SharePoint
3 30 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (14.56%) Lync
5 20 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (10.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (7.59%) IIS
8 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (4.43%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (3.80%) IBM Notes
12 5 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (2.53%) CMS
13 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 3 (1.90%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Foundation
16 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.63%) GroupWise
Applications
1 32 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.09%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) DNS
2 9 (5.70%) VoIP
3 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.06%) Intranet
4 7 (4.43%) Wireless
5 6 (3.80%) DHCP
5 6 (3.80%) SAN
5 6 (3.80%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.16%) Firewall
6 5 (3.16%) LAN
6 5 (3.16%) WAN
6 5 (3.16%) SNMP
7 4 (2.53%) NAS
8 3 (1.90%) Extranet
8 3 (1.90%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.90%) VPN
9 2 (1.27%) SMTP
9 2 (1.27%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 16 (10.13%) Retail
2 10 (6.33%) Finance
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (19.62%) Consultant
2 26 (16.46%) Architect
3 23 (14.56%) Administrator
4 19 (12.03%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.86%) Analyst
6 12 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.70%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.06%) SharePoint Consultant
10 8 (5.06%) Exchange Consultant
11 7 (4.43%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (4.43%) Exchange Administrator
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.80%) Migration Consultant
12 6 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) HTML
2 7 (4.43%) CSS
3 6 (3.80%) .NET
4 5 (3.16%) jQuery
4 5 (3.16%) Ajax
5 4 (2.53%) Web Services
5 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.53%) JSON
5 4 (2.53%) REST
6 2 (1.27%) XML
6 2 (1.27%) XSLT
6 2 (1.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.27%) Clustering
4 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (0.63%) Social Media
5 1 (0.63%) iPhone
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.63%) Blog
5 1 (0.63%) AS400
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) IVR
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (48.10%) Windows
2 42 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (24.68%) Windows 7
4 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.13%) Windows XP
6 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.43%) Linux
9 6 (3.80%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.53%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.53%) Android
10 4 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.85%) Migration
2 20 (12.66%) ITIL
3 15 (9.49%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.23%) Change Management
4 13 (8.23%) Project Management
5 11 (6.96%) Identity Management
6 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.80%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.16%) Change Control
8 5 (3.16%) B2C
8 5 (3.16%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.53%) Web Design
9 4 (2.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (2.53%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.90%) Security Architecture
10 3 (1.90%) Email Migration
10 3 (1.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.76%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.16%) SQL
4 4 (2.53%) VBScript
4 4 (2.53%) C#
5 3 (1.90%) VBA
6 1 (0.63%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.06%) MCITP
3 6 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.80%) MCTS
4 5 (3.16%) MCSE
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.90%) MCP
7 2 (1.27%) CCNP
7 2 (1.27%) CCNA
7 2 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) SLA
2 7 (4.43%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.06%) vSphere
4 6 (3.80%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.16%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.53%) NFS
7 2 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.27%) UAG
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) SCCM
2 6 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.90%) WMI
3 3 (1.90%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.25%) VMware
3 15 (9.49%) Citrix
4 12 (7.59%) Cisco
5 6 (3.80%) Lotus
6 5 (3.16%) Sophos
7 4 (2.53%) HP
7 4 (2.53%) Apple
8 3 (1.90%) Splunk
8 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.90%) Google
8 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.90%) EMC
8 3 (1.90%) McAfee
9 2 (1.27%) Dell
9 2 (1.27%) Symantec
9 2 (1.27%) Remedy
9 2 (1.27%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.27%) F5
10 1 (0.63%) Aruba
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