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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 110 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.48% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£399 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +39.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -37.44%
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
29 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 9
Average daily rate £320 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £311 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £404 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +6 10 £399 +16.00% 1
Glasgow - - - - 3
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) Lotus
2 9 (39.13%) IBM Notes
3 8 (34.78%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (34.78%) SMTP
3 8 (34.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
4 7 (30.43%) Replication
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (30.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (30.43%) MobileIron
4 7 (30.43%) Email Migration
4 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (21.74%) User Experience
6 4 (17.39%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) QA
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (39.13%) IBM Notes
3 8 (34.78%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.35%) Lync
6 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Messaging Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) XSL
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Replication
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (30.43%) Email Migration
3 1 (4.35%) CAD
3 1 (4.35%) SOA
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCSD
1 1 (4.35%) MCPD
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Lotus
2 7 (30.43%) MobileIron
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.35%) Primavera