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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 81 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 71 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.38% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.01% 9.33% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 3 2
Average daily rate £405 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £316 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
182 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.09% 2.47% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.80 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.84% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £12.84 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.76 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Renfrewshire +1 37 £405 -
Glasgow +21 16 £310 +5.08% 2
Moray - 4 £420 -
Edinburgh -11 2 £488 +21.87% 6
Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 75 (72.82%) Windows
2 63 (61.17%) Migration
2 63 (61.17%) Windows Server
3 61 (59.22%) Active Directory
4 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
5 59 (57.28%) PowerShell
6 48 (46.60%) Security Cleared
7 47 (45.63%) MS Exchange
8 46 (44.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (41.75%) SharePoint
10 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (37.86%) Skype for Business
11 39 (37.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (35.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 36 (34.95%) SC Cleared
13 36 (34.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 35 (33.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (33.98%) MS Excel
15 33 (32.04%) Exchange Server 2007
16 30 (29.13%) MCSE
17 29 (28.16%) Skype
18 28 (27.18%) Degree
19 27 (26.21%) Load Balancing
20 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2003
21 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
21 24 (23.30%) OpenStack
22 19 (18.45%) IronPort
22 19 (18.45%) Office Communications Server
22 19 (18.45%) DNS
23 18 (17.48%) HP

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 47 (45.63%) MS Exchange
2 43 (41.75%) SharePoint
3 39 (37.86%) Skype for Business
4 37 (35.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (34.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (32.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (23.30%) OpenStack
9 19 (18.45%) Office Communications Server
10 18 (17.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (13.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (10.68%) IIS
13 8 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (1.94%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (33.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) Skype
2 19 (18.45%) DNS
3 15 (14.56%) Firewall
4 8 (7.77%) Kerberos
5 7 (6.80%) SAN
6 4 (3.88%) WAN
7 3 (2.91%) DHCP
7 3 (2.91%) LAN
7 3 (2.91%) NAS
8 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (13.59%) Messaging Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) Consultant
3 8 (7.77%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (7.77%) Analyst
4 6 (5.83%) Administrator
4 6 (5.83%) Designer
4 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) SharePoint Consultant
4 6 (5.83%) SharePoint Designer
5 5 (4.85%) Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Lync Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (3.88%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (3.88%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (2.91%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) .NET
1 10 (9.71%) CSS
2 8 (7.77%) jQuery
2 8 (7.77%) XML
2 8 (7.77%) XSLT
3 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.94%) HTML
4 2 (1.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.94%) PDA
4 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.97%) PKI
5 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (72.82%) Windows
2 63 (61.17%) Windows Server
3 46 (44.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (33.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.88%) Linux
8 3 (2.91%) Unix
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.97%) AIX
9 1 (0.97%) HPUX
9 1 (0.97%) Solaris
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.17%) Migration
2 27 (26.21%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.68%) ITIL
4 8 (7.77%) High Availability
5 6 (5.83%) Content Management
5 6 (5.83%) Records Management
5 6 (5.83%) Workflow
6 5 (4.85%) Service Management
7 4 (3.88%) Change Management
7 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.88%) Service Design
8 3 (2.91%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.91%) Project Governance
8 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.94%) Coaching
9 2 (1.94%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.94%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.28%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.71%) C#
3 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.77%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (46.60%) Security Cleared
2 39 (37.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (34.95%) SC Cleared
4 30 (29.13%) MCSE
5 28 (27.18%) Degree
6 6 (5.83%) MCITP
6 6 (5.83%) MCP
6 6 (5.83%) MCTS
7 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) PgMP
8 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (59.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.74%) DFS Replication
3 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.88%) vSphere
5 3 (2.91%) Brightmail
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.94%) XenApp
7 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.97%) NDS
7 1 (0.97%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.97%) UAG
7 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.97%) OpenView
3 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.45%) IronPort
3 18 (17.48%) HP
4 10 (9.71%) VMware
5 6 (5.83%) Citrix
5 6 (5.83%) Nintex
6 3 (2.91%) Dell
7 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.94%) EMC
8 1 (0.97%) Avaya
8 1 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.97%) CA
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.97%) Lotus
8 1 (0.97%) Novell
8 1 (0.97%) Opsware
8 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.97%) Symantec
8 1 (0.97%) Veeam
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