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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 265 363 384
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +21
Contract jobs citing Office 365 158 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.24% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.71% 8.94% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 41 11
Average daily rate
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£378 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -67.50%
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
1006 660 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.20% 2.64% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 509 320
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 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +36 32 £450 +58.59% 17
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £205 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Westminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 118 (42.75%) Microsoft
2 116 (42.03%) Windows
3 103 (37.32%) SharePoint
4 94 (34.06%) Active Directory
5 72 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 64 (23.19%) Migration
7 58 (21.01%) Windows 7
8 49 (17.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 47 (17.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (17.03%) MS Office
10 43 (15.58%) VMware
11 41 (14.86%) ITIL
12 37 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
14 35 (12.68%) SQL Server
15 34 (12.32%) Citrix
16 33 (11.96%) MS Excel
17 32 (11.59%) Lync
18 29 (10.51%) HTML
19 28 (10.14%) SharePoint 2010
19 28 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
20 25 (9.06%) Windows XP
20 25 (9.06%) DNS
20 25 (9.06%) Service Delivery
21 24 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (8.70%) Hyper-V
22 23 (8.33%) Change Management
22 23 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
23 22 (7.97%) CSS
24 20 (7.25%) Project Management

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 103 (37.32%) SharePoint
2 72 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 49 (17.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (11.59%) Lync
6 28 (10.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (4.71%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (4.71%) IIS
7 13 (4.71%) IBM Notes
8 11 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Node.js
12 1 (0.36%) GroupWise
Applications
1 47 (17.03%) MS Office
2 33 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.54%) SaaS
3 5 (1.81%) IaaS
4 4 (1.45%) PaaS
4 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.06%) DNS
2 16 (5.80%) Firewall
3 15 (5.43%) VPN
4 13 (4.71%) VoIP
5 12 (4.35%) VLAN
6 11 (3.99%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.62%) Intranet
7 10 (3.62%) WAN
7 10 (3.62%) Wireless
8 9 (3.26%) SAN
8 9 (3.26%) Unified Communications
8 9 (3.26%) LAN
9 8 (2.90%) LDAP
9 8 (2.90%) DHCP
10 6 (2.17%) MPLS
10 6 (2.17%) NAS
11 5 (1.81%) Extranet
11 5 (1.81%) PBX
12 4 (1.45%) SSL
12 4 (1.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.09%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) JIRA
6 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.36%) FxCop
6 1 (0.36%) MSTest
6 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (6.88%) Finance
2 13 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (1.45%) Publishing
3 4 (1.45%) Games
3 4 (1.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Marketing
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (18.48%) Architect
2 40 (14.49%) Analyst
3 38 (13.77%) Consultant
4 28 (10.14%) Developer
5 25 (9.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 21 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (6.88%) Project Manager
9 18 (6.52%) SharePoint Consultant
10 16 (5.80%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.43%) Service Analyst
11 15 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (5.43%) SharePoint Architect
12 12 (4.35%) Administrator
12 12 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.35%) Desktop Support
13 10 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 8 (2.90%) Business Analyst
15 8 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.51%) HTML
2 22 (7.97%) CSS
3 18 (6.52%) .NET
4 13 (4.71%) jQuery
5 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.99%) HTML5
7 8 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (1.45%) CSS3
8 4 (1.45%) XSLT
9 3 (1.09%) Middleware
10 2 (0.72%) Web Services
10 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.72%) WCF
10 2 (0.72%) REST
11 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.36%) LINQ
11 1 (0.36%) JSON
11 1 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.07%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.26%) Clustering
3 4 (1.45%) Online Games
3 4 (1.45%) FMCG
4 3 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (1.09%) Taxonomies
5 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.72%) iPad
5 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.36%) iPhone
6 1 (0.36%) Social Media
6 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.36%) EPoS
6 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (42.03%) Windows
2 58 (21.01%) Windows 7
3 47 (17.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (9.06%) Windows XP
5 23 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.88%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.26%) Linux
9 7 (2.54%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.17%) Android
11 3 (1.09%) UNIX
11 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.72%) CentOS
12 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.19%) Migration
2 41 (14.86%) ITIL
3 25 (9.06%) Service Delivery
4 23 (8.33%) Change Management
5 20 (7.25%) Project Management
6 14 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.71%) Scrum
8 11 (3.99%) Workflow
8 11 (3.99%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.62%) Identity Management
9 10 (3.62%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.90%) Programme Management
11 7 (2.54%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.54%) Service Management
11 7 (2.54%) CRM
12 6 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.16%) JavaScript
3 13 (4.71%) C#
4 7 (2.54%) SQL
5 2 (0.72%) Python
5 2 (0.72%) Perl
5 2 (0.72%) PHP
6 1 (0.36%) Java
6 1 (0.36%) VBScript
6 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (5.07%) MCP
2 12 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.90%) Degree
4 7 (2.54%) MCITP
5 6 (2.17%) MCTS
6 5 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.81%) MCSE
7 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) CCNP
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.72%) PMP
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.36%) MCSD
10 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) SLA
2 7 (2.54%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (34.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.99%) vSphere
4 10 (3.62%) XenApp
4 10 (3.62%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.45%) XenServer
7 4 (1.45%) Postfix
8 3 (1.09%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.09%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.72%) NFS
9 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.72%) IAG
9 2 (0.72%) UAG
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.43%) SCCM
2 10 (3.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.45%) SCOM
4 3 (1.09%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.72%) Opsview
5 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.72%) Puppet
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.72%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.72%) Nagios
5 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 118 (42.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.58%) VMware
3 34 (12.32%) Citrix
4 18 (6.52%) Cisco
5 13 (4.71%) Lotus
6 11 (3.99%) HP
7 7 (2.54%) Apple
8 5 (1.81%) Google
9 4 (1.45%) Symantec
9 4 (1.45%) Nintex
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle
10 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.09%) NetApp
10 3 (1.09%) Remedy
10 3 (1.09%) Sophos
10 3 (1.09%) AppSense
11 2 (0.72%) BT
11 2 (0.72%) IronPort
11 2 (0.72%) F5
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