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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 46 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 88 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.00% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.38% 10.84% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 5 10
Median daily rate £325 £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £193 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £480 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
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
168 83 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.63% 2.57% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 44 21
Median daily rate £355 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £463 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 - 49 £325 -
Edinburgh +28 20 £330 -12.00%
Glasgow +15 11 £195 +0.64%
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £275 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 1
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 119 (73.91%) Windows
2 105 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 97 (60.25%) Migration
4 90 (55.90%) Windows Server
5 85 (52.80%) Microsoft
6 74 (45.96%) PowerShell
6 74 (45.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 67 (41.61%) MS Exchange
9 66 (40.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 65 (40.37%) SharePoint
10 65 (40.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (36.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 58 (36.02%) Exchange Server 2010
13 57 (35.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 57 (35.40%) MCSE
14 53 (32.92%) SC Cleared
15 50 (31.06%) Skype for Business
16 48 (29.81%) MS Excel
17 42 (26.09%) Load Balancing
18 41 (25.47%) Skype
19 40 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2007
20 34 (21.12%) Degree
20 34 (21.12%) OpenStack
21 32 (19.88%) MS Office
22 30 (18.63%) HP
23 29 (18.01%) Windows 7
23 29 (18.01%) Computer Science
24 27 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2003
25 26 (16.15%) DNS

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 67 (41.61%) MS Exchange
2 65 (40.37%) SharePoint
3 58 (36.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (35.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (31.06%) Skype for Business
6 40 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (21.12%) OpenStack
8 27 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (11.80%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (3.11%) IBM Notes
11 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.86%) IIS
13 2 (1.24%) IBM Domino
13 2 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.62%) Apache
14 1 (0.62%) AquaLogic
14 1 (0.62%) JBoss
14 1 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (29.81%) MS Excel
2 32 (19.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) assyst
1 1 (0.62%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.47%) Skype
2 26 (16.15%) DNS
3 24 (14.91%) Firewall
4 15 (9.32%) Kerberos
5 6 (3.73%) Intranet
6 4 (2.48%) DHCP
6 4 (2.48%) SAN
6 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.48%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.48%) VoIP
7 3 (1.86%) NAS
7 3 (1.86%) WAN
8 2 (1.24%) Internet
8 2 (1.24%) LAN
8 2 (1.24%) SSL
8 2 (1.24%) VPN
9 1 (0.62%) Network Security
9 1 (0.62%) SNMP
9 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (9.32%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.62%) Build Forge
General
1 8 (4.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
3 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Military
4 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (10.56%) Analyst
1 17 (10.56%) Messaging Specialist
2 15 (9.32%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (9.32%) Messaging Engineer
3 13 (8.07%) Lync Specialist
4 11 (6.83%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Consultant
5 9 (5.59%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.35%) PMO Planner
6 7 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Senior PMO
7 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Intranet Manager
7 6 (3.73%) Intranet Project Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Tester
8 5 (3.11%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) .NET
1 2 (1.24%) CSS
1 2 (1.24%) jQuery
1 2 (1.24%) XML
1 2 (1.24%) XSLT
2 1 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.62%) J2EE
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.01%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.32%) Clustering
3 14 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.24%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) Replication
5 2 (1.24%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Tandem
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (73.91%) Windows
2 90 (55.90%) Windows Server
3 74 (45.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (40.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (36.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (18.01%) Windows 7
7 26 (16.15%) Windows 10
8 21 (13.04%) Windows XP
9 17 (10.56%) AIX
10 4 (2.48%) Unix
11 3 (1.86%) Android
11 3 (1.86%) Linux
12 2 (1.24%) Solaris
12 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.62%) HPUX
13 1 (0.62%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (60.25%) Migration
2 42 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 25 (15.53%) Change Management
4 20 (12.42%) Server Virtualisation
5 18 (11.18%) Software Testing
6 15 (9.32%) Dependency Management
7 12 (7.45%) Smoke Testing
7 12 (7.45%) Test Scripting
8 7 (4.35%) Content Management
9 6 (3.73%) ITIL
10 5 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.11%) Scrum
11 4 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.48%) Information Management
11 4 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.86%) High Availability
12 3 (1.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 3 (1.86%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.86%) Service Delivery
13 2 (1.24%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.96%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.66%) SQL
3 2 (1.24%) C
3 2 (1.24%) C#
3 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.62%) C++
4 1 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 66 (40.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (35.40%) MCSE
4 53 (32.92%) SC Cleared
5 34 (21.12%) Degree
6 25 (15.53%) MCITP
6 25 (15.53%) MCTS
7 20 (12.42%) MCSA
8 17 (10.56%) ISTQB
9 7 (4.35%) MCP
10 3 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.86%) CCNA
10 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.24%) ACSA
11 2 (1.24%) CCENT
11 2 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.56%) DFS Replication
4 7 (4.35%) Brightmail
5 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.62%) UAG
7 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (9.32%) Netcool
2 7 (4.35%) SCCM
3 6 (3.73%) TeamSite
4 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.62%) SCOM
5 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.63%) HP
3 23 (14.29%) IronPort
4 19 (11.80%) Citrix
5 15 (9.32%) Intel Security
5 15 (9.32%) Veritas
6 7 (4.35%) VMware
7 5 (3.11%) Lotus
8 3 (1.86%) Apple
8 3 (1.86%) Cisco
8 3 (1.86%) IBM
9 2 (1.24%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.24%) CA
9 2 (1.24%) EMC
9 2 (1.24%) Nintex
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle
9 2 (1.24%) Sophos
9 2 (1.24%) Symantec
10 1 (0.62%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.62%) Opsware