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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 173 215 221
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 73 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.81% 11.67% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £331 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -69.41%
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
320 257 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.45% 2.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 155 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Berkshire +19 21 £360 -15.29% 7
Surrey +16 17 £325 -5.79% 7
West Sussex - 11 £220 - 1
Hampshire -1 8 £313 - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £363 -14.70% 2
Oxfordshire 0 3 £208 -42.75% 5
Kent - 2 £388 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 77 (51.68%) Windows
2 68 (45.64%) Active Directory
3 58 (38.93%) Microsoft
4 49 (32.89%) MS Exchange
5 39 (26.17%) SharePoint
6 33 (22.15%) MS Office
7 32 (21.48%) SQL Server
7 32 (21.48%) Citrix
8 30 (20.13%) SCCM
9 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (17.45%) Windows 7
10 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (16.78%) Migration
12 24 (16.11%) .NET
12 24 (16.11%) C#
12 24 (16.11%) MS Excel
13 23 (15.44%) DNS
13 23 (15.44%) Internet
13 23 (15.44%) Lync
14 21 (14.09%) ITIL
14 21 (14.09%) Scrum
14 21 (14.09%) VMware
14 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (14.09%) WCF
15 20 (13.42%) Visual Studio
16 19 (12.75%) DHCP
16 19 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (12.75%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (12.08%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (32.89%) MS Exchange
2 39 (26.17%) SharePoint
3 23 (15.44%) Lync
4 19 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (12.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (8.05%) IIS
7 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (6.04%) IBM Notes
8 7 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.68%) Zimbra
11 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.67%) Moodle
12 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
Applications
1 33 (22.15%) MS Office
2 24 (16.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.38%) IaaS
4 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.44%) DNS
1 23 (15.44%) Internet
2 19 (12.75%) DHCP
3 17 (11.41%) VPN
4 16 (10.74%) Firewall
5 15 (10.07%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.03%) LAN
7 5 (3.36%) DMZ
8 4 (2.68%) PBX
8 4 (2.68%) VoIP
8 4 (2.68%) SAN
9 3 (2.01%) PSTN
9 3 (2.01%) Intranet
10 2 (1.34%) Wireless
10 2 (1.34%) WAN
10 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.34%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (13.42%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (6.04%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Dutch Language
3 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Publishing
6 2 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (14.77%) Analyst
2 20 (13.42%) Architect
3 15 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.72%) Consultant
5 10 (6.71%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.37%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (4.70%) Trainer
8 7 (4.70%) Junior
9 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.03%) Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Tester
9 6 (4.03%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) IT Trainer
10 5 (3.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.11%) .NET
2 21 (14.09%) WCF
3 18 (12.08%) WPF
4 12 (8.05%) Web Services
5 11 (7.38%) REST
5 11 (7.38%) SOAP
6 10 (6.71%) XML
7 8 (5.37%) LINQ
8 2 (1.34%) Flash
8 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.34%) CSS
9 1 (0.67%) CSS3
9 1 (0.67%) HTML5
9 1 (0.67%) HTML
9 1 (0.67%) XSLT
9 1 (0.67%) ODBC
9 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) PKI
1 11 (7.38%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.71%) iPhone
3 8 (5.37%) iPad
4 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.34%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (51.68%) Windows
2 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (17.45%) Windows 7
2 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (8.72%) Windows XP
4 12 (8.05%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.38%) Linux
6 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) Migration
2 21 (14.09%) ITIL
2 21 (14.09%) Scrum
3 13 (8.72%) Configuration Management
4 12 (8.05%) DevOps
5 11 (7.38%) BDD
5 11 (7.38%) Automated Testing
6 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.71%) Software Testing
6 10 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.70%) Project Management
9 5 (3.36%) Service Management
10 4 (2.68%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.68%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.68%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.01%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.11%) C#
2 17 (11.41%) SQL
3 12 (8.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.01%) C
4 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.34%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) VBScript
6 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.38%) MCSE
3 10 (6.71%) MCP
4 9 (6.04%) MCSA
4 9 (6.04%) ISEB
5 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.68%) PMP
6 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.01%) MCITP
8 2 (1.34%) MCTS
8 2 (1.34%) Degree
8 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) CCEE
9 1 (0.67%) CCAA
9 1 (0.67%) CCIA
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (45.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.71%) UAG
3 8 (5.37%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.03%) XenApp
5 5 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.34%) XenServer
8 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (20.13%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.34%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.48%) Citrix
3 21 (14.09%) VMware
4 15 (10.07%) Cisco
5 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.04%) Avaya
6 9 (6.04%) Lotus
6 9 (6.04%) Apple
7 7 (4.70%) Symantec
7 7 (4.70%) McAfee
7 7 (4.70%) HP
7 7 (4.70%) Oracle
8 6 (4.03%) Altiris
9 4 (2.68%) NetApp
9 4 (2.68%) SAP
10 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.01%) BT
11 2 (1.34%) IBM
11 2 (1.34%) Motorola
11 2 (1.34%) Dell
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