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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 82 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.51% 35.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £121 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+273.44% -47.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -24.19%
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
41 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 1.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%

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
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 5 March 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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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 - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Migration
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (27.27%) SCCM
6 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
7 4 (18.18%) EMC
7 4 (18.18%) Lotus
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (18.18%) VCP4
7 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Xen
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.64%) Local Government
8 3 (13.64%) Intranet
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (4.55%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) VCP4
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCDA
2 2 (9.09%) CCDP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Xen
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Lotus
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) EMC
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
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