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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 42 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 29 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.87% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.28% 20.45% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
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
67 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.62% 5.09% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 34
Average daily rate £406 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £565 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 3 September 2015.

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 September 2015, 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 20 (33.33%) French Language
1 20 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 17 (28.33%) German Language
2 17 (28.33%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (20.00%) Hebrew Language
4 12 (20.00%) Marketing
4 12 (20.00%) Polish Language
4 12 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 11 (18.33%) Lync
5 11 (18.33%) MS Office
6 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (11.67%) Turkish Language
8 7 (11.67%) SCCM
9 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
10 5 (8.33%) SCOM
10 5 (8.33%) Russian Language
11 3 (5.00%) Cisco
11 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.00%) Migration
11 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.00%) Yammer

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (18.33%) Lync
2 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Yammer
3 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Skype
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) DHCP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (33.33%) French Language
1 20 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 17 (28.33%) German Language
3 12 (20.00%) Hebrew Language
3 12 (20.00%) Polish Language
3 12 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 12 (20.00%) Marketing
4 7 (11.67%) Turkish Language
5 5 (8.33%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.67%) Finance
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (10.00%) Analyst
1 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (6.67%) Architect
3 3 (5.00%) Consultant
3 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (1.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (1.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Replication
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (5.00%) Migration
1 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.67%) Project Management
3 1 (1.67%) Service Management
3 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (1.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (1.67%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) MCTS
1 2 (3.33%) MCITP
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCSE
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco