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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 258 381 393
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 159 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.95% 7.04% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 26 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £143 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £406 £311
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -37.44%
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
997 625 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.06% 2.48% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 459 267
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -32.14%

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 30 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
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 30 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 +55 37 £425 +18.05% 17
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £205 -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 137 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 129 (42.57%) Windows
3 118 (38.94%) SharePoint
4 97 (32.01%) Active Directory
5 95 (31.35%) MS Exchange
6 80 (26.40%) Migration
7 57 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (18.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 56 (18.48%) VMware
9 53 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 50 (16.50%) Windows 7
11 48 (15.84%) Lync
12 46 (15.18%) ITIL
12 46 (15.18%) MS Office
13 42 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 42 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 35 (11.55%) Citrix
15 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (10.56%) SQL Server
17 31 (10.23%) Change Management
17 31 (10.23%) SharePoint 2010
18 30 (9.90%) HTML
19 29 (9.57%) MS Excel
20 28 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (9.24%) Hyper-V
21 27 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (8.25%) PowerShell
22 25 (8.25%) DNS
22 25 (8.25%) Blackberry

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 118 (38.94%) SharePoint
2 95 (31.35%) MS Exchange
3 56 (18.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 53 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (15.84%) Lync
6 42 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (10.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (6.27%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (4.62%) IIS
12 11 (3.63%) IBM Notes
13 8 (2.64%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.66%) CMS
15 2 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Foundation
16 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 46 (15.18%) MS Office
2 29 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.64%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.66%) MS Project
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.97%) SaaS
2 9 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.98%) IaaS
4 5 (1.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.25%) DNS
2 16 (5.28%) VPN
3 15 (4.95%) Firewall
4 13 (4.29%) VLAN
4 13 (4.29%) Unified Communications
5 11 (3.63%) SAN
5 11 (3.63%) VoIP
6 10 (3.30%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.97%) DHCP
8 8 (2.64%) WAN
8 8 (2.64%) LDAP
8 8 (2.64%) Wireless
9 7 (2.31%) NAS
9 7 (2.31%) LAN
9 7 (2.31%) Intranet
10 6 (1.98%) MPLS
11 5 (1.65%) PBX
12 4 (1.32%) SSL
12 4 (1.32%) VPLS
12 4 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.99%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.66%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.33%) FxCop
6 1 (0.33%) MSTest
6 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.33%) TestLink
General
1 20 (6.60%) Finance
2 18 (5.94%) Retail
3 11 (3.63%) Marketing
4 9 (2.97%) Advertising
5 8 (2.64%) Banking
6 5 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.32%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Games
8 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (18.15%) Architect
2 48 (15.84%) Analyst
3 41 (13.53%) Consultant
4 31 (10.23%) Developer
5 28 (9.24%) SharePoint Developer
6 22 (7.26%) Support Engineer
7 20 (6.60%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (5.94%) SharePoint Consultant
9 15 (4.95%) Service Analyst
9 15 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) SharePoint Architect
11 13 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (3.96%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.63%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) Messaging Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.90%) HTML
2 23 (7.59%) CSS
3 19 (6.27%) .NET
4 15 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.29%) jQuery
6 12 (3.96%) HTML5
7 8 (2.64%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (2.64%) Middleware
8 5 (1.65%) XSLT
9 4 (1.32%) REST
9 4 (1.32%) CSS3
10 3 (0.99%) Web Services
10 3 (0.99%) JSON
11 2 (0.66%) WCF
11 2 (0.66%) XMPP
11 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.97%) Clustering
4 7 (2.31%) Replication
5 6 (1.98%) User Experience
6 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.32%) FMCG
6 4 (1.32%) Online Games
7 3 (0.99%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.99%) iPad
7 3 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.66%) iPhone
8 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) EPoS
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 129 (42.57%) Windows
2 57 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (16.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.59%) Windows XP
7 19 (6.27%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.63%) Android
9 9 (2.97%) Linux
10 7 (2.31%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.99%) UNIX
12 2 (0.66%) CentOS
12 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.40%) Migration
2 46 (15.18%) ITIL
3 31 (10.23%) Change Management
4 28 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.59%) Project Management
6 22 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 19 (6.27%) Workflow
8 18 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (5.61%) Scrum
10 14 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (3.30%) BPR
13 9 (2.97%) Load Balancing
14 8 (2.64%) Programme Management
14 8 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (2.64%) Identity Management
15 7 (2.31%) Service Management
15 7 (2.31%) CRM
15 7 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (2.31%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.25%) PowerShell
2 18 (5.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.95%) C#
4 6 (1.98%) SQL
5 2 (0.66%) VBScript
5 2 (0.66%) Python
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.62%) MCP
3 12 (3.96%) A+ Certification
4 9 (2.97%) Degree
5 7 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.32%) MCSE
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.99%) MCTS
8 3 (0.99%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) PMP
9 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) MCSD
10 1 (0.33%) MCPD
10 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (32.01%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.27%) vSphere
5 12 (3.96%) XenApp
6 11 (3.63%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.65%) XenServer
8 5 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.32%) Postfix
10 3 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.99%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.66%) IAG
11 2 (0.66%) NFS
11 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.33%) UAG
12 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (5.28%) SCCM
2 12 (3.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.99%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.99%) Nagios
5 2 (0.66%) SCOM
5 2 (0.66%) Opsview
5 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.66%) Puppet
5 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.66%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 137 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.48%) VMware
3 35 (11.55%) Citrix
4 18 (5.94%) Cisco
5 15 (4.95%) HP
6 11 (3.63%) Lotus
7 9 (2.97%) Apple
7 9 (2.97%) Symantec
8 8 (2.64%) Nintex
9 7 (2.31%) IronPort
10 5 (1.65%) Google
11 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.32%) NetApp
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle
12 3 (0.99%) SAP
12 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.99%) AppSense
12 3 (0.99%) Remedy
12 3 (0.99%) Sophos
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