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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 41 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.89% 1.66% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +21.56%
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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
25 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.91% 4.97% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 9
Average daily rate £450 £319 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -35.60%

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 26 November 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Office 365
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) SCOM
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Internet

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft