The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 181 143 226
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +83
Contract jobs citing Office 365 78 88 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 1.03% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.74% 29.33% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.25 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +21.56%
Office 365
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
343 300 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.49% 3.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 173 108
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Average hourly rate £9.75 £30.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.76% +68.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.71 £18.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £42.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £350 +7.69% 3
Oxfordshire -8 15 £358 +14.40% 3
Berkshire -56 15 £300 -29.41% 11
West Sussex +3 13 £130 -64.86% 3
Hampshire -9 11 £263 +54.41% 11
Surrey 0 6 £313 -10.71% 5
Middlesex - 2 £394 -
Kent - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 69 (44.23%) Windows
1 69 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 64 (41.03%) SharePoint
3 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 38 (24.36%) Lync
5 37 (23.72%) MS Exchange
6 29 (18.59%) SCCM
7 27 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (17.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (16.67%) MS Office
9 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (14.74%) ITIL
11 22 (14.10%) Migration
11 22 (14.10%) MS Excel
11 22 (14.10%) Windows 7
12 21 (13.46%) PowerShell
13 20 (12.82%) Citrix
13 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (11.54%) Security Cleared
15 17 (10.90%) Blackberry
16 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
17 14 (8.97%) VMware
18 13 (8.33%) DHCP
18 13 (8.33%) DNS
19 12 (7.69%) .NET
19 12 (7.69%) C#
19 12 (7.69%) Internet
19 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 64 (41.03%) SharePoint
2 38 (24.36%) Lync
3 37 (23.72%) MS Exchange
4 27 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (17.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (3.85%) IIS
10 5 (3.21%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (2.56%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.64%) Node.js
13 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.64%) Moodle
13 1 (0.64%) Site Server
13 1 (0.64%) CMS
13 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Office
2 22 (14.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.56%) IaaS
4 3 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) DHCP
1 13 (8.33%) DNS
2 12 (7.69%) Internet
3 8 (5.13%) VPN
4 7 (4.49%) LAN
5 5 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.56%) PBX
6 4 (2.56%) Firewall
7 3 (1.92%) PSTN
7 3 (1.92%) VoIP
7 3 (1.92%) ADSL
7 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.92%) SAN
8 2 (1.28%) Intranet
8 2 (1.28%) DSL
8 2 (1.28%) Wireless
8 2 (1.28%) WAN
9 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.28%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (5.13%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.15%) Analyst
2 23 (14.74%) Consultant
3 18 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Architect
5 11 (7.05%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.05%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.13%) SharePoint Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) SharePoint Architect
7 7 (4.49%) Field Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Trainer
7 7 (4.49%) Junior
7 7 (4.49%) Developer
8 5 (3.21%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.21%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) IT Trainer
9 4 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.69%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.85%) CSS
3 5 (3.21%) Web Services
3 5 (3.21%) HTML
4 4 (2.56%) XML
5 3 (1.92%) WPF
5 3 (1.92%) SOAP
5 3 (1.92%) REST
6 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.28%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.28%) Flash
6 2 (1.28%) LINQ
6 2 (1.28%) jQuery
6 2 (1.28%) WCF
7 1 (0.64%) XSLT
7 1 (0.64%) RESTful
7 1 (0.64%) Middleware
7 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.21%) PKI
4 4 (2.56%) Replication
4 4 (2.56%) PDA
4 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.56%) iPhone
4 4 (2.56%) iPad
4 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.92%) CMDB
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (44.23%) Windows
2 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (14.10%) Windows 7
4 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.21%) Linux
8 4 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.64%) Android
11 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.74%) ITIL
2 22 (14.10%) Migration
3 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.41%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.13%) Project Management
6 8 (5.13%) Service Management
6 8 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 6 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 6 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.21%) Change Management
9 4 (2.56%) Scrum
9 4 (2.56%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.56%) MVC
9 4 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.69%) C#
3 8 (5.13%) SQL
4 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.64%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.77%) MCP
5 7 (4.49%) MCSE
6 5 (3.21%) Degree
7 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.56%) MCSA
8 3 (1.92%) PMP
8 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.92%) MCITP
9 2 (1.28%) VTSP
9 2 (1.28%) MCTS
9 2 (1.28%) ISEB
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) SLA
2 5 (3.21%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.56%) XenApp
3 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) UAG
4 3 (1.92%) vSphere
5 2 (1.28%) XenServer
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.64%) Xen
6 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (18.59%) SCCM
2 10 (6.41%) SCOM
3 6 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.28%) WSUS
6 1 (0.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 69 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) Citrix
3 14 (8.97%) VMware
4 7 (4.49%) Cisco
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle
5 5 (3.21%) Symantec
6 4 (2.56%) Lotus
6 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.56%) SAP
7 3 (1.92%) HP
7 3 (1.92%) Dell
7 3 (1.92%) BT
8 2 (1.28%) Motorola
8 2 (1.28%) Google
8 2 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) EMC
9 1 (0.64%) Apple
9 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.64%) Remedy
9 1 (0.64%) Sophos
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