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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 73 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Contract jobs citing Office 365 79 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.74% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.64% 19.74% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 6
Median daily rate £390 £364 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £168 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £339
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +61.36%
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
156 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.41% 2.59% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 16
Median daily rate £350 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £244 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £14.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 46 £375 -
Glasgow +22 17 £390 +32.20%
Moray - 2 £420 -
Edinburgh -14 1 - - 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 79 (75.96%) Windows
2 69 (66.35%) Migration
2 69 (66.35%) Windows Server
3 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
4 62 (59.62%) PowerShell
5 58 (55.77%) Microsoft
6 55 (52.88%) Security Cleared
7 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (45.19%) MS Exchange
9 42 (40.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (40.38%) SC Cleared
9 42 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 40 (38.46%) SharePoint
11 39 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 37 (35.58%) Skype for Business
12 37 (35.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (30.77%) MS Excel
15 31 (29.81%) MCSE
15 31 (29.81%) Skype
16 30 (28.85%) Degree
17 29 (27.88%) Load Balancing
18 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2003
19 25 (24.04%) Computer Science
19 25 (24.04%) OpenStack
20 23 (22.12%) DNS
21 20 (19.23%) Firewall
21 20 (19.23%) IronPort
21 20 (19.23%) Office Communications Server

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (45.19%) MS Exchange
2 40 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 40 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 39 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (35.58%) Skype for Business
5 36 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (24.04%) OpenStack
8 20 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (13.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (7.69%) IIS
11 8 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.96%) Apache
12 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.96%) JBoss
12 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.96%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.88%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.81%) Skype
2 23 (22.12%) DNS
3 20 (19.23%) Firewall
4 11 (10.58%) Kerberos
5 7 (6.73%) SAN
6 3 (2.88%) DHCP
6 3 (2.88%) NAS
6 3 (2.88%) WAN
7 1 (0.96%) LAN
7 1 (0.96%) Network Security
7 1 (0.96%) SSL
7 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.96%) VPN
7 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) Build Forge
General
1 3 (2.88%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Consultant
3 10 (9.62%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Administrator
5 5 (4.81%) Designer
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Consultant
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Designer
5 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (3.85%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (2.88%) Design Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (2.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) CSS
1 8 (7.69%) jQuery
1 8 (7.69%) XML
1 8 (7.69%) XSLT
2 7 (6.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.96%) J2EE
3 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.92%) PDA
4 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.96%) PKI
5 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (75.96%) Windows
2 69 (66.35%) Windows Server
3 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (35.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.85%) Linux
7 4 (3.85%) Unix
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.92%) AIX
8 2 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.96%) HPUX
9 1 (0.96%) OS/390
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.35%) Migration
2 29 (27.88%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.62%) ITIL
4 8 (7.69%) High Availability
5 7 (6.73%) Content Management
6 6 (5.77%) Records Management
6 6 (5.77%) Workflow
7 5 (4.81%) Dependency Management
8 4 (3.85%) Change Management
9 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.88%) Service Design
9 3 (2.88%) Service Management
10 2 (1.92%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.92%) Project Governance
10 2 (1.92%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.73%) C#
3 7 (6.73%) SQL
4 2 (1.92%) C
5 1 (0.96%) C++
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (52.88%) Security Cleared
2 42 (40.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (40.38%) SC Cleared
3 31 (29.81%) MCSE
4 30 (28.85%) Degree
5 7 (6.73%) MCITP
5 7 (6.73%) MCP
5 7 (6.73%) MCTS
6 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.96%) PgMP
7 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.54%) DFS Replication
3 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.88%) Brightmail
5 3 (2.88%) vSphere
6 2 (1.92%) XenApp
7 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.96%) UAG
7 1 (0.96%) vCloud
7 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.96%) OpenView
3 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 58 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.23%) IronPort
3 19 (18.27%) HP
4 8 (7.69%) VMware
5 6 (5.77%) Citrix
5 6 (5.77%) Nintex
6 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.92%) Dell
6 2 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (0.96%) Avaya
7 1 (0.96%) Axway
7 1 (0.96%) CA
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.96%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.96%) Lotus
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle
7 1 (0.96%) Sun
7 1 (0.96%) Symantec
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