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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 47 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 29 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.94% 1.48% 2.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.88% 40.63% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate £375 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
Office 365
Berkshire

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
104 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.56% 3.65% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 11 23
Average daily rate £425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 22 (39.29%) Windows
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.14%) MS Office
4 15 (26.79%) DNS
5 14 (25.00%) Italian Language
6 13 (23.21%) French Language
6 13 (23.21%) German Language
6 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (23.21%) DHCP
7 11 (19.64%) Migration
7 11 (19.64%) Spanish Language
8 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
10 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.29%) SCCM
10 8 (14.29%) MCITP
10 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.50%) ITIL
11 7 (12.50%) Project Management
11 7 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (12.50%) Degree
11 7 (12.50%) WSUS
11 7 (12.50%) MCTS
12 6 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (8.93%) Terminal Server
13 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
13 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) Skype
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) Intranet
5 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
General
1 14 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 13 (23.21%) French Language
2 13 (23.21%) German Language
3 11 (19.64%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Onboarding Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Onboarding Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Field Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
9 2 (3.57%) Exchange Migration Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Office 365 Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Office 365 Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.93%) Service Management
5 3 (5.36%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.79%) CRM
6 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile First
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.79%) Presales
6 1 (1.79%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.29%) MCITP
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) MCTS
4 4 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) MBA
6 1 (1.79%) MCDST
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) BitLocker
2 5 (8.93%) Terminal Server
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) WSUS
3 6 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Sage
5 1 (1.79%) Veeam