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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 106 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 45 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.32% 18.18% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
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 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £14.50 £13.11
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.64%
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
171 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.71% 1.82% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 22 14
Average daily rate £400 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +11 29 £350 +16.66% 9
Cheshire +3 9 £363 - 10
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 46 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) Migration
3 29 (38.16%) Windows
3 29 (38.16%) SCCM
4 28 (36.84%) Citrix
5 27 (35.53%) VMware
6 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 22 (28.95%) EMC
7 21 (27.63%) MS Office
7 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
7 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (27.63%) Hyper-V
8 19 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (25.00%) SAP
8 19 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (23.68%) Xen
9 18 (23.68%) Oracle
9 18 (23.68%) IBM Notes
9 18 (23.68%) Lotus
9 18 (23.68%) Oracle Database
10 12 (15.79%) Local Government
10 12 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 11 (14.47%) OneDrive
11 11 (14.47%) WAN
12 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
13 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
14 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
2 18 (23.68%) IBM Notes
3 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.58%) Lync
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) WAN
2 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 4 (5.26%) VPN
3 4 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.63%) ISDN
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (15.79%) Local Government
2 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Architect
2 17 (22.37%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (18.42%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Training Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Handset
2 3 (3.95%) Life Science
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.26%) UNIX
5 4 (5.26%) Solaris
5 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Migration
2 19 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL
5 3 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.63%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.32%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.32%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) C#
2 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) MCSE
1 2 (2.63%) CCIE
1 2 (2.63%) CCA
1 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.63%) CCEE
1 2 (2.63%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (27.63%) Hyper-V
3 19 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (23.68%) Xen
5 7 (9.21%) XenApp
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (5.26%) MetaFrame
7 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.84%) Citrix
3 27 (35.53%) VMware
4 22 (28.95%) EMC
5 19 (25.00%) SAP
6 18 (23.68%) Lotus
6 18 (23.68%) Oracle
7 5 (6.58%) AppSense
8 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco
9 3 (3.95%) McAfee
10 1 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (1.32%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.32%) Veeam
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago