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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 113 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.40% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.18% 34.48% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Average daily rate
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£218 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -69.41%
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
34 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.16% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 5
Average daily rate £363 £356 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £278 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -8 11 £218 -45.62% 5
Glasgow -16 2 £375 +11.11% 2
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) IBM Notes
5 8 (28.57%) Lotus
5 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) SMTP
6 7 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) Replication
7 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (21.43%) MobileIron
7 6 (21.43%) Email Migration
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (10.71%) Lync
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 3 (10.71%) MS Office

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (10.71%) Lync
6 2 (7.14%) WordPress
7 1 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Law
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) XSL
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (21.43%) Email Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.57%) CAD
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.57%) MCPD
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) MCSD
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Lotus
3 6 (21.43%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.57%) Infor
4 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.57%) Primavera
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) CommVault
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
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