The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 62 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.14% 1.26% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.42% 17.65% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £209 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.58% -40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £206 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £238 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
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%
Office 365
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
95 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.51% 7.13% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 23 5
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £219 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Oxford -15 5 £375 - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Lync
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (21.43%) Yammer
5 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (7.14%) Meru Networks
7 1 (7.14%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) PABX

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) Lync
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Yammer
3 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) PABX
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCPD
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.14%) Meru Networks
4 1 (7.14%) HP