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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 185 179 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Office 365 81 59 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.67% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.25% 24.58% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £9.50 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £12.85 £15.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.50%
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
364 240 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.71% 2.71% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 139 93
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £45.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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
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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 -13 23 £338 -25.00% 11
Surrey +14 19 £400 +255.55% 15
West Sussex - 14 £220 -
Hampshire -6 8 £238 - 6
Oxfordshire -16 6 £429 -36.48% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £275 -15.38% 4
Kent - 3 £350 - 3
Middlesex - 2 £400 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £300 - 4
M4 Corridor - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 87 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 84 (48.55%) Windows
3 76 (43.93%) SharePoint
4 67 (38.73%) Active Directory
5 45 (26.01%) MS Exchange
6 40 (23.12%) Lync
7 38 (21.97%) SCCM
8 35 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (17.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (16.18%) ITIL
12 22 (12.72%) Migration
13 19 (10.98%) MS Office
13 19 (10.98%) Security Cleared
13 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
13 19 (10.98%) Hyper-V
13 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (9.83%) IIS
15 17 (9.83%) .NET
15 17 (9.83%) Blackberry
15 17 (9.83%) Windows 7
15 17 (9.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (9.25%) Citrix
16 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (8.67%) MS Excel
18 14 (8.09%) C#
18 14 (8.09%) VMware
18 14 (8.09%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 76 (43.93%) SharePoint
2 45 (26.01%) MS Exchange
3 40 (23.12%) Lync
4 31 (17.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (9.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (9.83%) IIS
7 13 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (5.20%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (2.89%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (1.73%) CMS
14 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
14 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.58%) Node.js
15 1 (0.58%) Site Server
15 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 19 (10.98%) MS Office
2 15 (8.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.47%) Yammer
3 5 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.89%) IaaS
3 5 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.51%) DHCP
2 12 (6.94%) Firewall
3 11 (6.36%) DNS
4 10 (5.78%) VPN
4 10 (5.78%) LAN
4 10 (5.78%) Internet
5 9 (5.20%) WAN
6 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.89%) VoIP
9 4 (2.31%) Broadband
10 3 (1.73%) SSL
10 3 (1.73%) SAN
11 2 (1.16%) Intranet
11 2 (1.16%) Wireless
11 2 (1.16%) ADSL
11 2 (1.16%) DSL
11 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.58%) PABX
12 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (2.31%) Finance
1 4 (2.31%) Marketing
2 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.16%) Turkish Language
3 2 (1.16%) Polish Language
3 2 (1.16%) Advertising
3 2 (1.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.16%) German Language
3 2 (1.16%) Hebrew Language
4 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.58%) French Language
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (18.50%) Analyst
2 26 (15.03%) Consultant
3 21 (12.14%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.25%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.36%) SharePoint Consultant
7 10 (5.78%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.20%) Architect
8 9 (5.20%) Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) IT Support
9 8 (4.62%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Junior
10 7 (4.05%) Field Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (2.31%) SharePoint Architect
12 4 (2.31%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.83%) .NET
2 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.62%) CSS
3 8 (4.62%) HTML
4 6 (3.47%) Web Services
5 4 (2.31%) XML
5 4 (2.31%) jQuery
6 3 (1.73%) WPF
6 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.16%) LINQ
7 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (0.58%) JSON
8 1 (0.58%) WCF
8 1 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.62%) Clustering
4 6 (3.47%) PKI
5 5 (2.89%) Replication
5 5 (2.89%) iPhone
5 5 (2.89%) iPad
6 4 (2.31%) PDA
7 3 (1.73%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Life Science
9 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (48.55%) Windows
2 35 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (9.83%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.05%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.47%) Linux
8 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.16%) Android
12 1 (0.58%) UNIX
12 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) ITIL
2 22 (12.72%) Migration
3 10 (5.78%) Project Management
4 9 (5.20%) Change Management
5 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.62%) Service Management
5 8 (4.62%) CRM
6 7 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.47%) ITIL V3
8 5 (2.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.89%) Workflow
8 5 (2.89%) Business Analysis
8 5 (2.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.89%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.31%) MVC
9 4 (2.31%) ITSM
9 4 (2.31%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.31%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.31%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.09%) C#
3 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.62%) VBScript
4 7 (4.05%) SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VB
5 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.94%) MCP
5 11 (6.36%) MCSE
6 8 (4.62%) Degree
7 5 (2.89%) MCSA
8 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.31%) VCP4
8 4 (2.31%) MCITP
9 3 (1.73%) MCTS
10 2 (1.16%) MCSD
10 2 (1.16%) VTSP
11 1 (0.58%) MCPD
11 1 (0.58%) CCNA
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.58%) MCAD
11 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) QA
System Software
1 67 (38.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.89%) UAG
4 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.16%) vSphere
5 2 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.58%) XenServer
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (21.97%) SCCM
2 12 (6.94%) SCOM
3 9 (5.20%) WSUS
4 7 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.58%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 87 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) Citrix
3 14 (8.09%) VMware
4 10 (5.78%) Dell
5 8 (4.62%) HP
6 5 (2.89%) Symantec
6 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle
7 4 (2.31%) Cisco
8 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.16%) Lotus
9 2 (1.16%) Apple
9 2 (1.16%) Remedy
10 1 (0.58%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.58%) Altiris
10 1 (0.58%) Capita
10 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.58%) EMC
10 1 (0.58%) Lumension
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