The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 43 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.69% 1.19% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 66.67% 12.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
Office 365
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.04% 9.52% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 3
Average daily rate £400 £464 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Somerset region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Somerset region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) InfoPath
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) InfoPath
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix