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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 41 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Contract jobs citing Office 365 41 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.00% 2.79% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.79% 40.91% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
159 66 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.50% 6.83% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 27 13
Median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 3 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 3 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 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 27 (39.71%) Windows
4 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
4 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (33.82%) DNS
6 22 (32.35%) MS Office
7 19 (27.94%) MS Exchange
8 17 (25.00%) Migration
9 16 (23.53%) Degree
9 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 15 (22.06%) DHCP
10 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
11 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
12 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (17.65%) Italian Language
13 11 (16.18%) MCITP
13 11 (16.18%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (16.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (14.71%) MCTS
14 10 (14.71%) German Language
14 10 (14.71%) ITIL
15 9 (13.24%) Project Management
15 9 (13.24%) Spanish Language
15 9 (13.24%) WSUS
15 9 (13.24%) French Language
15 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (13.24%) Service Management
16 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (11.76%) .NET

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 19 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (10.29%) Skype for Business
6 5 (7.35%) Node.js
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.94%) IIS
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Office
2 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) DNS
2 15 (22.06%) DHCP
3 8 (11.76%) Skype
4 6 (8.82%) Internet
5 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 4 (5.88%) LDAP
6 3 (4.41%) Intranet
6 3 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
6 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall
7 2 (2.94%) IMAP
7 2 (2.94%) POP3
7 2 (2.94%) SMTP
7 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.94%) Wireless
8 1 (1.47%) Network Security
8 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.65%) Italian Language
2 10 (14.71%) German Language
3 9 (13.24%) French Language
3 9 (13.24%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Consultant
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Field Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Exchange Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Migration Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Onboarding Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Onboarding Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) MAPI
4 4 (5.88%) OAuth2
4 4 (5.88%) SAML
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Clustering
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.35%) Replication
2 4 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Migration
2 11 (16.18%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (14.71%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Project Management
4 9 (13.24%) Service Management
5 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.82%) Memory Management
6 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.88%) B2B
8 4 (5.88%) B2C
8 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
9 3 (4.41%) Email Migration
10 2 (2.94%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (2.94%) System Testing
11 1 (1.47%) Coaching
11 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) C++
4 6 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.82%) VBScript
5 3 (4.41%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.18%) MCITP
4 10 (14.71%) MCTS
5 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.94%) MCSE
9 1 (1.47%) MBA
9 1 (1.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) BitLocker
3 6 (8.82%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) WSUS
2 7 (10.29%) SCCM
3 6 (8.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Citrix
3 2 (2.94%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Sage
4 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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