The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 43 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 14.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
55 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.63% 3.24% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 3 3
Average daily rate £450 £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Lync
4 3 (37.50%) Yammer
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
6 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) PABX
6 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Yammer
3 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) PABX
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCAD
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCPD
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
4 1 (12.50%) HP