The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 62 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.59% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
34 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.77% 2.80% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 3
Average daily rate £475 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Office 365
Berkshire

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
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 25 July 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 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) Lync
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) DMZ
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Replication
6 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) DMZ
1 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCEE
3 1 (7.69%) CCAA
3 1 (7.69%) CCIA
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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