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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 103 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 29 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.48% 12.31% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 1
Average daily rate £369 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
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
129 65 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.06% 2.39% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 11
Average daily rate £385 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £213 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 13 £300 -3.22% 11
Edinburgh -9 6 £356 +9.61% 5
Renfrewshire - 4 £402 - 3
Moray - 4 £375 -
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 16 (33.33%) Migration
4 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
6 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (16.67%) ITIL
9 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (14.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 6 (12.50%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.42%) VMware
11 5 (10.42%) Change Management
11 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
12 4 (8.33%) Skype
12 4 (8.33%) Linux
12 4 (8.33%) MS Office
12 4 (8.33%) Citrix
12 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 3 (6.25%) Problem Management

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
4 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (14.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.25%) IIS
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.17%) GroupWise
8 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Skype
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) PBX
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Consultant
1 7 (14.58%) Designer
1 7 (14.58%) SharePoint Designer
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) IT Support
5 3 (6.25%) Office 365 Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) NDS
3 1 (2.08%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Avaya
5 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.08%) Novell
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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