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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 159 254 346
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +92
Contract jobs citing Office 365 322 160 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.77% 12.68% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 90 54
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £577 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.25 £17.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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
1629 1262 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.91% 5.35% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 853 582
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +24 57 £419 -1.47% 25
Canary Wharf - 9 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £394 +91.83%
Enfield - 3 £210 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £333 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £143 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 244 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 237 (44.05%) Windows
3 190 (35.32%) SharePoint
4 182 (33.83%) Active Directory
5 137 (25.46%) Migration
6 128 (23.79%) MS Office
7 126 (23.42%) MS Exchange
8 98 (18.22%) Lync
9 84 (15.61%) VMware
10 76 (14.13%) Citrix
10 76 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 75 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 73 (13.57%) Finance
13 71 (13.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 69 (12.83%) Windows 7
14 69 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 67 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 65 (12.08%) .NET
17 59 (10.97%) MS Excel
18 58 (10.78%) Project Management
19 53 (9.85%) PowerShell
20 51 (9.48%) SharePoint 2010
21 50 (9.29%) DNS
22 45 (8.36%) SQL Server
22 45 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2013
23 44 (8.18%) C#
24 43 (7.99%) SCCM
25 41 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
26 40 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
26 40 (7.43%) ITIL

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 190 (35.32%) SharePoint
2 126 (23.42%) MS Exchange
3 98 (18.22%) Lync
4 76 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (13.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 51 (9.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 45 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 32 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.09%) IIS
10 16 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (2.23%) LiveLink
12 9 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 7 (1.30%) CMS
15 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.56%) SAS
17 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (23.79%) MS Office
2 59 (10.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.74%) InDesign
4 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 75 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.79%) SaaS
3 15 (2.79%) Yammer
4 12 (2.23%) OneDrive
5 10 (1.86%) IaaS
6 9 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.49%) PaaS
8 7 (1.30%) Google Apps
8 7 (1.30%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.29%) DNS
2 35 (6.51%) LAN
3 30 (5.58%) WAN
4 29 (5.39%) Firewall
5 24 (4.46%) VPN
6 23 (4.28%) SAN
7 22 (4.09%) DHCP
8 18 (3.35%) VLAN
9 16 (2.97%) Skype
10 15 (2.79%) NAS
10 15 (2.79%) TCP/IP
11 13 (2.42%) Intranet
12 10 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.67%) MPLS
14 8 (1.49%) Internet
14 8 (1.49%) LDAP
14 8 (1.49%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.30%) Network Security
16 6 (1.12%) HTTP
17 5 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.93%) EDRMS
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.37%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.19%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (13.57%) Finance
2 18 (3.35%) Banking
3 14 (2.60%) Retail
4 9 (1.67%) Marketing
5 8 (1.49%) Law
5 8 (1.49%) Back Office
6 4 (0.74%) Advertising
6 4 (0.74%) Publishing
6 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.56%) French Language
7 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Billing
8 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (10.78%) Analyst
2 55 (10.22%) Consultant
3 54 (10.04%) Project Manager
4 53 (9.85%) Developer
5 46 (8.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 42 (7.81%) Architect
7 35 (6.51%) Support Engineer
8 32 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (4.09%) Business Analyst
11 20 (3.72%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.35%) Desktop Support
13 16 (2.97%) Administrator
13 16 (2.97%) SharePoint Consultant
14 15 (2.79%) Server Engineer
15 14 (2.60%) Programme Manager
15 14 (2.60%) Office 365 Engineer
16 13 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
17 12 (2.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.08%) .NET
2 37 (6.88%) ASP.NET
3 36 (6.69%) HTML
4 29 (5.39%) CSS
5 23 (4.28%) jQuery
6 17 (3.16%) Web Services
7 14 (2.60%) XML
7 14 (2.60%) HTML5
8 10 (1.86%) WCF
9 9 (1.67%) REST
10 8 (1.49%) XSLT
10 8 (1.49%) Ajax
11 7 (1.30%) XMPP
11 7 (1.30%) XHTML
11 7 (1.30%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.12%) XSL
13 5 (0.93%) Breeze.js
13 5 (0.93%) CSS3
13 5 (0.93%) Application Packaging
14 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.23%) Clustering
4 10 (1.86%) Public Cloud
5 8 (1.49%) iPad
6 7 (1.30%) User Experience
6 7 (1.30%) NHS
7 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.74%) FMCG
8 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.74%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.56%) IVR
9 3 (0.56%) iPhone
9 3 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.37%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 237 (44.05%) Windows
2 69 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 69 (12.83%) Windows 7
3 67 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.72%) Windows 8
6 14 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.86%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.67%) Linux
8 9 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.49%) Android
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.19%) UNIX
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (25.46%) Migration
2 58 (10.78%) Project Management
3 40 (7.43%) ITIL
3 40 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (5.76%) PRINCE2
5 30 (5.58%) CRM
6 23 (4.28%) Change Management
7 19 (3.53%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (2.79%) Unit Testing
10 13 (2.42%) Business Analysis
11 12 (2.23%) Programme Management
12 10 (1.86%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (1.86%) Project Planning
12 10 (1.86%) Resource Management
12 10 (1.86%) Software Delivery
13 9 (1.67%) SDLC
13 9 (1.67%) ERP
14 8 (1.49%) Identity Management
14 8 (1.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (9.85%) PowerShell
2 44 (8.18%) C#
3 25 (4.65%) SQL
4 21 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.93%) C
5 5 (0.93%) Java
6 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.19%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (3.90%) MCP
3 19 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.97%) A+ Certification
5 14 (2.60%) MCSE
6 13 (2.42%) Degree
7 11 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.86%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.67%) PMP
10 8 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.49%) MCSA
11 7 (1.30%) CCNP
11 7 (1.30%) CCNA
11 7 (1.30%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.93%) MCITP
13 5 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.67%) QA
1 9 (1.67%) SLA
2 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 182 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.46%) XenApp
5 22 (4.09%) vSphere
6 9 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.30%) VMware Server
7 7 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.56%) XenServer
10 3 (0.56%) vCloud
11 2 (0.37%) UAG
11 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.37%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 43 (7.99%) SCCM
2 11 (2.04%) SCOM
3 7 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) Opsview
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 244 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 84 (15.61%) VMware
3 76 (14.13%) Citrix
4 21 (3.90%) Cisco
5 19 (3.53%) Google
6 14 (2.60%) Apple
7 13 (2.42%) HP
7 13 (2.42%) NetApp
8 12 (2.23%) Oracle
9 9 (1.67%) Dell
10 8 (1.49%) Lotus
11 6 (1.12%) EMC
12 5 (0.93%) SAP
12 5 (0.93%) Symantec
13 4 (0.74%) Remedy
13 4 (0.74%) Sophos
13 4 (0.74%) Mercator
13 4 (0.74%) Adobe
13 4 (0.74%) Veeam
13 4 (0.74%) Polycom
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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