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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 147 267 372
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +105
Contract jobs citing Office 365 344 162 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.02% 12.40% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 94 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £586 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.80% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.60 £67.75 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
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
1562 1306 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.72% 5.39% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 872 641
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.70 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -48.48%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +27 61 £375 -16.66% 21
Canary Wharf - 12 £500 -
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £394 +91.83% 1
Southwark - 2 £171 -
Hammersmith -3 1 £140 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £213 -
Enfield - 1 £210 -
South Croydon - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £213 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 274 (46.28%) Microsoft
2 263 (44.43%) Windows
3 211 (35.64%) Active Directory
4 198 (33.45%) SharePoint
5 161 (27.20%) Migration
6 144 (24.32%) MS Exchange
7 136 (22.97%) MS Office
8 103 (17.40%) Lync
9 95 (16.05%) VMware
10 93 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 86 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 84 (14.19%) Windows 7
13 81 (13.68%) Citrix
14 80 (13.51%) Finance
14 80 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
15 74 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 73 (12.33%) MS Excel
17 72 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 71 (11.99%) .NET
19 67 (11.32%) SharePoint 2010
20 62 (10.47%) DNS
21 61 (10.30%) ITIL
21 61 (10.30%) Project Management
22 57 (9.63%) PowerShell
23 54 (9.12%) SQL Server
24 51 (8.61%) C#
25 46 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
26 45 (7.60%) SCCM
27 41 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
28 38 (6.42%) LAN

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 198 (33.45%) SharePoint
2 144 (24.32%) MS Exchange
3 103 (17.40%) Lync
4 86 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 67 (11.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 46 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (3.72%) IIS
10 17 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (2.03%) LiveLink
12 10 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.52%) IBM Notes
13 9 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (1.01%) CMS
15 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.51%) SAS
17 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 136 (22.97%) MS Office
2 73 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.68%) InDesign
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.39%) SaaS
3 18 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.53%) Google Apps
5 12 (2.03%) IaaS
5 12 (2.03%) PaaS
5 12 (2.03%) OneDrive
6 10 (1.69%) Yammer
7 9 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.35%) Google Drive
9 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.47%) DNS
2 38 (6.42%) LAN
3 30 (5.07%) SAN
4 29 (4.90%) WAN
5 28 (4.73%) DHCP
5 28 (4.73%) Firewall
6 26 (4.39%) VPN
7 22 (3.72%) Skype
8 19 (3.21%) VLAN
9 18 (3.04%) TCP/IP
10 16 (2.70%) NAS
11 11 (1.86%) Intranet
11 11 (1.86%) LDAP
12 10 (1.69%) MPLS
13 9 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.52%) Unified Communications
14 7 (1.18%) Network Security
14 7 (1.18%) Internet
15 6 (1.01%) HTTP
15 6 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.51%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.34%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.17%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.84%) Subversion
3 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 80 (13.51%) Finance
2 18 (3.04%) Banking
3 15 (2.53%) Retail
4 9 (1.52%) Marketing
5 8 (1.35%) Law
5 8 (1.35%) Back Office
6 7 (1.18%) Legal
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.68%) Publishing
8 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.68%) French Language
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
9 2 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (12.16%) Analyst
2 60 (10.14%) Consultant
2 60 (10.14%) Project Manager
3 50 (8.45%) Architect
4 48 (8.11%) Developer
5 42 (7.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 37 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 34 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (4.56%) Business Analyst
9 26 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 24 (4.05%) Desktop Support
11 22 (3.72%) SharePoint Consultant
12 17 (2.87%) Administrator
13 15 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (2.53%) Server Engineer
13 15 (2.53%) Office 365 Engineer
14 13 (2.20%) Office 365 Consultant
14 13 (2.20%) Infrastructure Manager
15 12 (2.03%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.99%) .NET
2 37 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.90%) HTML
4 27 (4.56%) CSS
5 26 (4.39%) jQuery
6 17 (2.87%) Web Services
7 12 (2.03%) WCF
8 11 (1.86%) HTML5
8 11 (1.86%) XML
8 11 (1.86%) XSLT
9 9 (1.52%) XMPP
10 8 (1.35%) REST
11 7 (1.18%) Ajax
11 7 (1.18%) Application Packaging
11 7 (1.18%) XHTML
12 6 (1.01%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.84%) Breeze.js
14 4 (0.68%) XSL
15 3 (0.51%) .NET Framework
15 3 (0.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.89%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.36%) Clustering
3 10 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 9 (1.52%) iPad
4 9 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (1.35%) User Experience
5 8 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.01%) NHS
6 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.68%) iPhone
7 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.68%) PMI
7 4 (0.68%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.51%) IVR
8 3 (0.51%) Replication
8 3 (0.51%) FMCG
8 3 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 263 (44.43%) Windows
2 84 (14.19%) Windows 7
3 74 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.72%) Windows 8
7 19 (3.21%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.36%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.03%) Android
10 11 (1.86%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.35%) Linux
12 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.17%) UNIX
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (27.20%) Migration
2 61 (10.30%) ITIL
2 61 (10.30%) Project Management
3 33 (5.57%) PRINCE2
4 32 (5.41%) CRM
4 32 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (4.56%) Change Management
6 21 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (2.87%) Business Analysis
9 15 (2.53%) Service Delivery
9 15 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (2.20%) PRINCE
10 13 (2.20%) Information Management
10 13 (2.20%) Unit Testing
11 11 (1.86%) ERP
12 10 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (1.69%) Software Delivery
13 9 (1.52%) Change Control
13 9 (1.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.63%) PowerShell
2 51 (8.61%) C#
3 27 (4.56%) SQL
4 25 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.01%) C
6 5 (0.84%) Java
6 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.17%) VBA
8 1 (0.17%) Python
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.21%) MCP
4 15 (2.53%) PMP
4 15 (2.53%) Degree
5 12 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.03%) A+ Certification
5 12 (2.03%) MCSE
6 9 (1.52%) CCNA
6 9 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.35%) MCSA
8 7 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.68%) CCNP
12 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.36%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 211 (35.64%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.05%) XenApp
4 24 (4.05%) vSphere
5 10 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.18%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.18%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.51%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) XenServer
10 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.34%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 45 (7.60%) SCCM
2 8 (1.35%) SCOM
3 7 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.68%) XenMobile
4 4 (0.68%) WSUS
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.34%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.34%) SCSM
5 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 274 (46.28%) Microsoft
2 95 (16.05%) VMware
3 81 (13.68%) Citrix
4 27 (4.56%) Google
5 22 (3.72%) Apple
6 20 (3.38%) Cisco
7 18 (3.04%) HP
8 14 (2.36%) Dell
9 13 (2.20%) NetApp
10 10 (1.69%) Lotus
11 9 (1.52%) Oracle
12 8 (1.35%) Symantec
12 8 (1.35%) Nintex
13 7 (1.18%) Remedy
13 7 (1.18%) SAP
14 6 (1.01%) EMC
15 4 (0.68%) Juniper
15 4 (0.68%) IBM
15 4 (0.68%) Adobe
15 4 (0.68%) Websense
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