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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 44 39 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Contract jobs citing Office 365 38 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.19% 3.56% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.15% 46.27% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 3
Median daily rate £413 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +39.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +52.17%
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
135 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.88% 7.69% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 33 16
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +85.18%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) PowerShell
3 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
4 22 (30.56%) Degree
5 21 (29.17%) Migration
5 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (27.78%) Windows
6 20 (27.78%) MS Office
7 17 (23.61%) DNS
7 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
7 17 (23.61%) Customer Engagement
8 16 (22.22%) Project Management
9 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
10 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (16.67%) Italian Language
11 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
12 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (13.89%) MCITP
13 10 (13.89%) German Language
13 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (12.50%) DHCP
14 9 (12.50%) ITIL
14 9 (12.50%) .NET
14 9 (12.50%) C#
14 9 (12.50%) Spanish Language
14 9 (12.50%) French Language
14 9 (12.50%) MCTS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
2 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.72%) Skype for Business
7 6 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (6.94%) Node.js
8 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.78%) IIS
11 1 (1.39%) CMS
11 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
11 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Office
2 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) DNS
2 9 (12.50%) DHCP
3 8 (11.11%) Skype
4 6 (8.33%) Internet
5 4 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 4 (5.56%) LDAP
6 2 (2.78%) Firewall
6 2 (2.78%) IMAP
6 2 (2.78%) Intranet
6 2 (2.78%) POP3
6 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (2.78%) SMTP
6 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) Network Security
7 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 10 (13.89%) German Language
3 9 (12.50%) French Language
3 9 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.78%) Finance
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Consultant
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Consultant
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Migration Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Onboarding Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Escalation Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Field Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Onboarding Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Office 365 Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Server Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) MAPI
4 4 (5.56%) OAuth2
4 4 (5.56%) SAML
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) HTML
5 2 (2.78%) jQuery
5 2 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) WCF
6 1 (1.39%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Migration
2 17 (23.61%) Customer Engagement
3 16 (22.22%) Project Management
4 9 (12.50%) ITIL
5 8 (11.11%) Service Management
6 7 (9.72%) Escalation Management
6 7 (9.72%) Project Governance
7 6 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.56%) B2B
9 4 (5.56%) B2C
9 4 (5.56%) High Availability
10 3 (4.17%) Email Migration
11 2 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
11 2 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (2.78%) System Testing
11 2 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.50%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) C++
4 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.33%) VBScript
5 4 (5.56%) C
6 2 (2.78%) SQL
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) MCITP
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.50%) MCTS
4 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) MBA
7 1 (1.39%) MCDST
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) Data Quality
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 5 (6.94%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Windows Intune
1 7 (9.72%) WSUS
2 5 (6.94%) SCCM
3 3 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Citrix
3 2 (2.78%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Lotus
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore