The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 119 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 34 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.42% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.25% 15.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £317 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.06%
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 £18.00 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -8.00%
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 North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
223 85 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.75% 2.77% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 40 10
Average daily rate £425 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +48.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester 0 18 £350 +190.45% 6
Merseyside - 11 £500 - 3
Cheshire -10 1 - - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
4 18 (40.91%) SharePoint
5 16 (36.36%) Migration
6 15 (34.09%) Citrix
7 13 (29.55%) SCCM
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (22.73%) VMware
9 10 (22.73%) EMC
9 10 (22.73%) MS Office
9 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
10 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (18.18%) OneDrive
12 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.91%) WAN
13 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
13 6 (13.64%) IBM Notes
13 6 (13.64%) MCSE
13 6 (13.64%) SAP
13 6 (13.64%) Oracle
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.64%) Lotus
13 6 (13.64%) Xen

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (40.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (13.64%) IBM Notes
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.55%) Lync
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) OneDrive
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Intranet
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
4 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.55%) ISDN
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Local Government
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Training Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.27%) LINQ
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Handset
1 3 (6.82%) Life Science
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Workflow
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Document Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C#
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) MCSE
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCEE
3 2 (4.55%) CCAA
3 2 (4.55%) CCIE
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) CCDA
3 2 (4.55%) CCDP
3 2 (4.55%) CCA
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) XenApp
4 6 (13.64%) Xen
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (9.09%) MetaFrame
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.55%) UAG
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) Citrix
3 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) EMC
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 6 (13.64%) Lotus
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) AppSense
7 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
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