The first table below looks at the demand for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -50.00%
Cloud Services Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware