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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 109 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 20 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.40% 36.59% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.88% +44.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.80%
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
73 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.47% 1.51% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 20
Average daily rate £375 £418 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £379 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £462 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -52.34%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +7 9 £390 -17.02%
Aberdeen - 7 £180 - 1
Glasgow -3 4 £200 -46.66% 6
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (39.13%) Lync
6 8 (34.78%) CommVault
6 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (34.78%) SCCM
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) SLA
7 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
7 7 (30.43%) VoIP
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (26.09%) User Experience
9 5 (21.74%) QA
9 5 (21.74%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Migration
10 4 (17.39%) Coaching
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Document Management
11 3 (13.04%) HTML
12 2 (8.70%) CSS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
3 9 (39.13%) Lync
4 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (21.74%) IIS
7 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support
6 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Coaching
2 3 (13.04%) Document Management
3 2 (8.70%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) X++
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) CommVault
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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