The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 91 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.75% 24.10% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 10
Median daily rate £330 £194 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.32% -35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £152 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £390 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
Office 365
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
117 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.73% 2.59% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 42 21
Median daily rate £350 £363 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £185 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Scotland region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Scotland region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 24 £350 -
Glasgow +10 9 £389 +100.64% 3
Edinburgh -4 9 £245 -35.94% 7
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 86 (75.44%) Windows
2 78 (68.42%) Migration
3 74 (64.91%) Active Directory
4 71 (62.28%) Windows Server
5 67 (58.77%) Security Cleared
6 66 (57.89%) PowerShell
7 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
8 58 (50.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (45.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (44.74%) SC Cleared
11 50 (43.86%) MS Exchange
12 48 (42.11%) SharePoint
12 48 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 44 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2013
15 41 (35.96%) MCSE
16 40 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2007
17 37 (32.46%) Skype for Business
18 34 (29.82%) MS Excel
19 32 (28.07%) Load Balancing
20 29 (25.44%) Degree
20 29 (25.44%) Skype
21 28 (24.56%) OpenStack
22 27 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
23 25 (21.93%) Computer Science
24 23 (20.18%) IronPort
25 22 (19.30%) HP
25 22 (19.30%) DNS
26 20 (17.54%) Firewall

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 50 (43.86%) MS Exchange
2 48 (42.11%) SharePoint
3 44 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (32.46%) Skype for Business
6 28 (24.56%) OpenStack
7 27 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (17.54%) Office Communications Server
9 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (7.02%) IIS
10 8 (7.02%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.88%) Apache
11 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.88%) JBoss
11 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.88%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.88%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.44%) Skype
2 22 (19.30%) DNS
3 20 (17.54%) Firewall
4 11 (9.65%) Kerberos
5 6 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (2.63%) NAS
6 3 (2.63%) WAN
7 2 (1.75%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) LAN
8 1 (0.88%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) SSL
8 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.88%) VoIP
8 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) StarTeam
1 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Build Forge
General
1 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Banking
2 1 (0.88%) Electronics
2 1 (0.88%) Military
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 12 (10.53%) Analyst
2 12 (10.53%) Consultant
3 10 (8.77%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (4.39%) Administrator
4 5 (4.39%) Messaging Specialist
4 5 (4.39%) PMO Planner
4 5 (4.39%) Senior PMO
4 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.51%) Designer
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (3.51%) Messaging Consultant
5 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Designer
5 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (2.63%) Design Engineer
6 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 3 (2.63%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) CSS
1 8 (7.02%) jQuery
1 8 (7.02%) XML
1 8 (7.02%) XSLT
2 7 (6.14%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.14%) Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.75%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) PDA
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (75.44%) Windows
2 71 (62.28%) Windows Server
3 58 (50.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.65%) Windows 10
6 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.89%) AIX
8 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.51%) Unix
10 3 (2.63%) Linux
11 2 (1.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.88%) HPUX
12 1 (0.88%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (68.42%) Migration
2 32 (28.07%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.40%) Change Management
3 13 (11.40%) Dependency Management
4 9 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (7.02%) High Availability
5 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
6 7 (6.14%) Content Management
6 7 (6.14%) ITIL
7 6 (5.26%) Records Management
7 6 (5.26%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.26%) Workflow
8 2 (1.75%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.75%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.75%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.75%) Information Management
8 2 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.28%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) C#
5 2 (1.75%) C
6 1 (0.88%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (58.77%) Security Cleared
2 52 (45.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (44.74%) SC Cleared
4 41 (35.96%) MCSE
5 29 (25.44%) Degree
6 14 (12.28%) MCITP
6 14 (12.28%) MCTS
7 8 (7.02%) ISTQB
7 8 (7.02%) MCSA
8 7 (6.14%) MCP
9 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) CCNA
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.88%) PgMP
10 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 74 (64.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.53%) DFS Replication
4 6 (5.26%) Brightmail
5 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.75%) vSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.88%) UAG
7 1 (0.88%) vCloud
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (6.14%) Netcool
2 2 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.88%) OpenView
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.18%) IronPort
3 22 (19.30%) HP
4 9 (7.89%) Citrix
5 7 (6.14%) Intel Security
5 7 (6.14%) Veritas
6 6 (5.26%) Nintex
6 6 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) Axway
8 1 (0.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.88%) CA
8 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Lotus
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle
8 1 (0.88%) Sun
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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