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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 43 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 0.83% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.08% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £153 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+186.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
Office 365
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
59 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.61% 2.49% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 6 1
Average daily rate £375 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) PABX
6 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) MCTS
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (12.50%) MCPD
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PABX
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCPD
2 1 (12.50%) MCAD
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg