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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 259 347 375
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +28
Contract jobs citing Office 365 152 70 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.29% 0.062%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.67% 10.99% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 46 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £219 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +21.56%
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
970 637 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.26% 2.68% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 437 290
Average daily rate £450 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -64.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 December 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 December 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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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 +17 24 £444 +18.33% 21
Westminster - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 134 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 131 (42.81%) Windows
3 115 (37.58%) SharePoint
4 110 (35.95%) MS Exchange
5 107 (34.97%) Active Directory
6 101 (33.01%) Migration
7 72 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 66 (21.57%) Lync
8 66 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (21.24%) VMware
10 57 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 52 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 50 (16.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 50 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 49 (16.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (12.75%) PowerShell
16 37 (12.09%) Hyper-V
17 36 (11.76%) MS Office
18 35 (11.44%) Blackberry
19 32 (10.46%) Citrix
19 32 (10.46%) vSphere
20 31 (10.13%) HTML
21 30 (9.80%) Change Management
22 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
22 28 (9.15%) CSS
22 28 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
23 27 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
24 26 (8.50%) Office Communications Server

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 115 (37.58%) SharePoint
2 110 (35.95%) MS Exchange
3 72 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (21.57%) Lync
5 57 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 50 (16.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (8.50%) Office Communications Server
9 24 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (4.90%) IIS
12 7 (2.29%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Foundation
15 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (11.76%) MS Office
2 23 (7.52%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.61%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.29%) IaaS
4 6 (1.96%) PaaS
5 4 (1.31%) SaaS
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.84%) DNS
2 19 (6.21%) Firewall
3 18 (5.88%) VLAN
4 17 (5.56%) SAN
4 17 (5.56%) VPN
5 16 (5.23%) LDAP
6 9 (2.94%) VoIP
6 9 (2.94%) DHCP
6 9 (2.94%) MPLS
6 9 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 7 (2.29%) NAS
7 7 (2.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.96%) Intranet
8 6 (1.96%) SSL
9 5 (1.63%) VPLS
9 5 (1.63%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (1.63%) PBX
10 4 (1.31%) WAN
10 4 (1.31%) LAN
10 4 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.98%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.31%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.65%) Subversion
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) FxCop
5 1 (0.33%) TestLink
5 1 (0.33%) NUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 25 (8.17%) Finance
2 16 (5.23%) Marketing
3 15 (4.90%) Advertising
4 13 (4.25%) Retail
5 8 (2.61%) Banking
6 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.63%) Legal
7 4 (1.31%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (18.95%) Architect
2 42 (13.73%) Consultant
3 32 (10.46%) Developer
4 29 (9.48%) Analyst
5 23 (7.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 19 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.92%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
10 12 (3.92%) Messaging Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.27%) Desktop Support
13 9 (2.94%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Consultant
13 9 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
13 9 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (2.61%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.13%) HTML
2 28 (9.15%) CSS
3 19 (6.21%) .NET
4 18 (5.88%) jQuery
5 14 (4.58%) HTML5
6 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.61%) Middleware
8 6 (1.96%) REST
8 6 (1.96%) CSS3
9 5 (1.63%) JSON
9 5 (1.63%) XSLT
10 4 (1.31%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.98%) Ajax
11 3 (0.98%) XHTML
11 3 (0.98%) XML
12 2 (0.65%) XMPP
12 2 (0.65%) WCF
12 2 (0.65%) Backbone.js
12 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.44%) Blackberry
2 14 (4.58%) Clustering
3 12 (3.92%) Replication
3 12 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (1.96%) User Experience
6 4 (1.31%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.31%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.31%) Online Games
7 3 (0.98%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.65%) iPad
8 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.65%) FMCG
8 2 (0.65%) iPhone
8 2 (0.65%) PKI
8 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.81%) Windows
2 66 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (16.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (7.52%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.25%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.27%) Linux
8 9 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.94%) Android
9 3 (0.98%) UNIX
9 3 (0.98%) MVS
10 2 (0.65%) CentOS
10 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (33.01%) Migration
2 30 (9.80%) Change Management
3 26 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (7.52%) ITIL
5 21 (6.86%) Project Management
6 19 (6.21%) Scrum
7 18 (5.88%) Workflow
8 12 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 12 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 11 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (3.27%) BPR
10 10 (3.27%) Identity Management
10 10 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.94%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.61%) Business Analysis
12 8 (2.61%) Programme Management
13 7 (2.29%) CRM
14 6 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.75%) PowerShell
2 24 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.58%) C#
4 5 (1.63%) SQL
5 2 (0.65%) VBScript
5 2 (0.65%) Perl
5 2 (0.65%) PHP
5 2 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.59%) MCSE
3 7 (2.29%) Degree
3 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.63%) MCITP
6 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.31%) MCTS
7 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.98%) CCNA
7 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) MCPD
9 1 (0.33%) MCP
9 1 (0.33%) MCSD
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) CCA
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 107 (34.97%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.09%) Hyper-V
3 32 (10.46%) vSphere
4 28 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (4.58%) XenApp
6 5 (1.63%) XenServer
6 5 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.31%) Postfix
7 4 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.65%) NFS
9 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.65%) IAG
9 2 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.33%) UAG
10 1 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (7.19%) SCCM
2 13 (4.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 13 (4.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.63%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.98%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.98%) Nagios
4 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.65%) SCOM
5 2 (0.65%) Opsview
5 2 (0.65%) Puppet
5 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.65%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.65%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.33%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 134 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 65 (21.24%) VMware
3 32 (10.46%) Citrix
4 22 (7.19%) HP
5 20 (6.54%) Cisco
6 15 (4.90%) Symantec
7 9 (2.94%) Apple
7 9 (2.94%) NetApp
7 9 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 8 (2.61%) IronPort
8 8 (2.61%) Nintex
8 8 (2.61%) Dell
8 8 (2.61%) EMC
9 7 (2.29%) Lotus
9 7 (2.29%) AppSense
10 6 (1.96%) Google
11 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.31%) SonicWALL
12 3 (0.98%) Veeam
12 3 (0.98%) WatchGuard
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