The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 58 29 96
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +67
Contract jobs citing Office 365 17 64 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 5.90% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.15% 59.26% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 56 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £425 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +39.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -37.44%
Office 365
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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 Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
65 108 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.28% 9.95% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 80 3
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £296 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Reading region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) DHCP
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (25.00%) Replication
5 6 (25.00%) Marketing
5 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (16.67%) SCCM
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.50%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 3 (12.50%) DMZ
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) MCTS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.50%) DMZ
5 2 (8.33%) ADSL
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) DSL
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Intranet
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Tester
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCTS
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCEE
3 1 (4.17%) CCAA
3 1 (4.17%) CCIA
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco