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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 82 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.64% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.96% 29.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £121 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+190.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+47.91% -4.00%
Office 365
North West

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
53 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.24% 2.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 4
Average daily rate £425 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £144 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £425 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £77.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 21 April 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Bolton - - - - 2
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) Citrix
5 10 (35.71%) Migration
6 8 (28.57%) EMC
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 8 (28.57%) SCCM
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 6 (21.43%) MS Office
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
9 5 (17.86%) XenApp
9 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) SAN
10 4 (14.29%) Lotus
10 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.29%) MetaFrame
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.29%) SAP
10 4 (14.29%) .NET
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) ISDN
3 2 (7.14%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Local Government
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Handset
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCEE
2 2 (7.14%) CCAA
2 2 (7.14%) CCIE
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) CCDA
2 2 (7.14%) CCDP
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.86%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) Xen
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (14.29%) MetaFrame
5 2 (7.14%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) EMC
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) AppSense
5 4 (14.29%) Lotus
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
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