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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 38 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.51% - 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.24% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.19%
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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
68 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.99% 1.79% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 3 7
Average daily rate £438 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 4 September 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 3 (27.27%) SCOM
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Lync
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) IaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Yammer
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) Veeam
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (18.18%) 3PAR

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Yammer
3 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Apple