The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 72 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 26 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 27.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
Office 365
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
52 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.23% 0.89% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 8
Average daily rate £425 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Manchester region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Manchester region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) Migration
3 22 (50.00%) Citrix
4 21 (47.73%) VMware
5 20 (45.45%) EMC
5 20 (45.45%) SCCM
6 19 (43.18%) Windows
7 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (38.64%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 16 (36.36%) Xen
9 16 (36.36%) IBM Notes
9 16 (36.36%) SAP
9 16 (36.36%) Oracle
9 16 (36.36%) Lotus
9 16 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
10 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
11 11 (25.00%) Local Government
11 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
12 10 (22.73%) WAN
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 7 (15.91%) MS Office
15 6 (13.64%) XenApp
16 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
17 4 (9.09%) AppSense
17 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
17 4 (9.09%) SAN

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (36.36%) IBM Notes
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.55%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) ISDN
3 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 11 (25.00%) Local Government
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 15 (34.09%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Life Science
3 2 (4.55%) Handset
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Migration
2 17 (38.64%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Scrum
5 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Test Management
5 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) CCIE
1 2 (4.55%) CCA
1 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.55%) CCEE
1 2 (4.55%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (36.36%) Xen
3 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.64%) XenApp
5 4 (9.09%) MetaFrame
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Citrix
3 21 (47.73%) VMware
4 20 (45.45%) EMC
5 16 (36.36%) Lotus
5 16 (36.36%) Oracle
5 16 (36.36%) SAP
6 4 (9.09%) AppSense
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Google
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam