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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 120 171 204
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +33
Contract jobs citing Office 365 159 72 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.99% 22.43% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 47 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.40%
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
589 321 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.20% 3.50% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 180 149
Average daily rate £410 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.68 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £68.60 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +22 40 £373 +4.56% 7
Berkshire +18 37 £325 -7.14% 6
West Sussex +4 26 £406 +84.65% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 25 £300 -36.84% 8
Surrey -6 16 £350 +16.66% 10
Oxfordshire -16 8 £438 +109.58% 1
Kent +2 6 £150 -61.29% 6
Home Counties - 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 136 (51.13%) Windows
2 117 (43.98%) Microsoft
3 105 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 93 (34.96%) SharePoint
5 68 (25.56%) MS Exchange
5 68 (25.56%) Migration
6 62 (23.31%) Lync
7 59 (22.18%) MS Office
8 53 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (16.17%) Windows 7
9 43 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (15.41%) SCCM
11 37 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (13.16%) MS Excel
12 35 (13.16%) VMware
13 33 (12.41%) Security Cleared
13 33 (12.41%) SC Cleared
14 32 (12.03%) PowerShell
15 31 (11.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 31 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (10.53%) ITIL
17 25 (9.40%) IIS
17 25 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (9.02%) Citrix
19 23 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (8.27%) SharePoint 2010
20 22 (8.27%) Hyper-V
21 20 (7.52%) HP
21 20 (7.52%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 93 (34.96%) SharePoint
2 68 (25.56%) MS Exchange
3 62 (23.31%) Lync
4 37 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (11.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (9.40%) IIS
7 22 (8.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.38%) CMS
13 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (22.18%) MS Office
2 35 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP CCM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.75%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.38%) Yammer
3 5 (1.88%) IaaS
3 5 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.50%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.52%) DNS
2 16 (6.02%) DHCP
3 15 (5.64%) Internet
4 11 (4.14%) SAN
5 10 (3.76%) LAN
5 10 (3.76%) WAN
6 7 (2.63%) Intranet
6 7 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.26%) VPN
8 5 (1.88%) Firewall
9 4 (1.50%) Wireless
9 4 (1.50%) Network Security
9 4 (1.50%) SSL
10 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.13%) MPLS
10 3 (1.13%) Skype
11 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.38%) PABX
12 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (6.02%) Marketing
2 14 (5.26%) French Language
3 12 (4.51%) Retail
3 12 (4.51%) Hebrew Language
3 12 (4.51%) Italian Language
3 12 (4.51%) Polish Language
4 9 (3.38%) German Language
4 9 (3.38%) Finance
5 7 (2.63%) Turkish Language
6 5 (1.88%) Russian Language
7 4 (1.50%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (16.92%) Analyst
2 26 (9.77%) Support Analyst
3 23 (8.65%) Office 365 Engineer
4 21 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.52%) Architect
6 19 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.77%) Consultant
8 17 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.64%) IT Support
10 14 (5.26%) Service Analyst
10 14 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (4.14%) Administrator
13 10 (3.76%) Desktop Support
13 10 (3.76%) IT Support Analyst
13 10 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 9 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (3.01%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 8 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.38%) CSS
1 9 (3.38%) HTML
1 9 (3.38%) .NET
2 7 (2.63%) HTML5
3 6 (2.26%) Web Services
4 5 (1.88%) CSS3
5 3 (1.13%) jQuery
5 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.13%) ODBC
6 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.38%) WCF
7 1 (0.38%) WPF
7 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.38%) XHTML
7 1 (0.38%) Ajax
7 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (0.38%) XML
7 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.64%) Clustering
2 13 (4.89%) Taxonomies
3 11 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.26%) BYOD
4 6 (2.26%) Replication
5 5 (1.88%) PDA
6 4 (1.50%) User Experience
6 4 (1.50%) iPhone
6 4 (1.50%) PKI
6 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.13%) EPoS
7 3 (1.13%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.75%) iPad
8 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (51.13%) Windows
2 53 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (16.17%) Windows 7
3 43 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.51%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.01%) Linux
8 5 (1.88%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.50%) UNIX
9 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.75%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.56%) Migration
2 28 (10.53%) ITIL
3 14 (5.26%) Information Architecture
4 9 (3.38%) Mentoring
4 9 (3.38%) Coaching
4 9 (3.38%) Project Management
4 9 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (3.01%) Service Management
5 8 (3.01%) CRM
5 8 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (2.63%) Validation
7 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2
8 5 (1.88%) Configuration Management
8 5 (1.88%) Workflow
8 5 (1.88%) ITSM
8 5 (1.88%) Web Development
9 4 (1.50%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.03%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.39%) SQL
3 10 (3.76%) VBScript
4 9 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.88%) C#
6 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.38%) Java
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (12.41%) SC Cleared
1 33 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.77%) MCSE
4 16 (6.02%) MCITP
5 15 (5.64%) MCTS
6 9 (3.38%) Degree
7 8 (3.01%) MCSA
8 7 (2.63%) MCP
9 5 (1.88%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.13%) CCNA
10 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.75%) MOS
11 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) MCPD
12 1 (0.38%) MCAD
12 1 (0.38%) MCSD
12 1 (0.38%) CCNP
12 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 105 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.38%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (2.63%) XenApp
6 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.50%) vSphere
7 3 (1.13%) UAG
7 3 (1.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (15.41%) SCCM
2 14 (5.26%) WSUS
3 13 (4.89%) SCOM
4 9 (3.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.13%) OVSD
6 3 (1.13%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.75%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.75%) Nagios
7 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.16%) VMware
3 24 (9.02%) Citrix
4 20 (7.52%) HP
5 17 (6.39%) Dell
6 6 (2.26%) Cisco
6 6 (2.26%) Polycom
7 5 (1.88%) McAfee
7 5 (1.88%) Apple
8 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.13%) Symantec
9 3 (1.13%) ProCurve
9 3 (1.13%) Lumension
9 3 (1.13%) NetApp
9 3 (1.13%) Lotus
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle
9 3 (1.13%) SAP
9 3 (1.13%) Meru Networks
10 2 (0.75%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.75%) CA
Crawley
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: market rates
Posted: 20 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking, Surrey, Ripley
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago