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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 181 163 206
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +43
Contract jobs citing Office 365 74 71 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.84% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.90% 27.84% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 7
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£300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.02% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £12.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -5.88%
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
354 255 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.83% 3.03% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 143 108
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -20 20 £300 -33.33% 8
Surrey +6 11 £400 +255.55% 9
West Sussex -3 10 £130 -64.86% 1
Hampshire -9 10 £225 +32.35% 14
Oxfordshire -24 9 £358 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 6 £363 +11.53% 6
Middlesex - 4 £394 - 1
Kent - 3 £350 -
East Sussex - 2 £300 - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 84 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 75 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 73 (41.71%) Windows
4 58 (33.14%) Active Directory
5 43 (24.57%) MS Exchange
6 42 (24.00%) Lync
7 30 (17.14%) SCCM
8 27 (15.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (13.71%) MS Office
11 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (12.00%) ITIL
12 21 (12.00%) Migration
12 21 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (11.43%) Windows 7
13 20 (11.43%) PowerShell
13 20 (11.43%) MS Excel
14 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
15 17 (9.71%) .NET
15 17 (9.71%) Citrix
15 17 (9.71%) Blackberry
15 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (8.57%) C#
17 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
18 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
19 13 (7.43%) VMware
19 13 (7.43%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 75 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 43 (24.57%) MS Exchange
3 42 (24.00%) Lync
4 27 (15.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 26 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (4.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (3.43%) IIS
12 5 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (1.71%) IBM Notes
14 2 (1.14%) CMS
14 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.57%) Node.js
15 1 (0.57%) Moodle
15 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 24 (13.71%) MS Office
2 20 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 3 (1.71%) IaaS
3 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) Firewall
2 12 (6.86%) VPN
2 12 (6.86%) DHCP
2 12 (6.86%) Internet
3 11 (6.29%) DNS
4 8 (4.57%) LAN
5 7 (4.00%) VoIP
5 7 (4.00%) WAN
5 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.29%) Broadband
6 4 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.71%) SAN
7 3 (1.71%) Intranet
7 3 (1.71%) ADSL
7 3 (1.71%) PBX
8 2 (1.14%) PSTN
8 2 (1.14%) Wireless
8 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.14%) DSL
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.57%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (4.00%) Finance
2 6 (3.43%) Marketing
3 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) German Language
5 2 (1.14%) Hebrew Language
5 2 (1.14%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (17.71%) Analyst
2 28 (16.00%) Consultant
3 22 (12.57%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.14%) Architect
5 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.29%) SharePoint Consultant
7 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.14%) Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Junior
8 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.00%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
10 6 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (2.29%) Messaging Consultant
12 4 (2.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (2.29%) IT Support
12 4 (2.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.71%) .NET
2 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.57%) CSS
3 7 (4.00%) HTML
4 6 (3.43%) Web Services
5 5 (2.86%) XML
6 4 (2.29%) WPF
7 3 (1.71%) jQuery
7 3 (1.71%) SOAP
7 3 (1.71%) REST
8 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.14%) LINQ
8 2 (1.14%) WCF
9 1 (0.57%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.57%) RESTful
9 1 (0.57%) XSLT
9 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Blackberry
1 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.86%) Replication
3 4 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.29%) PKI
3 4 (2.29%) PDA
4 3 (1.71%) iPhone
4 3 (1.71%) iPad
4 3 (1.71%) CMDB
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Life Science
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (41.71%) Windows
2 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.29%) Linux
7 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.00%) ITIL
1 21 (12.00%) Migration
2 10 (5.71%) Project Management
3 9 (5.14%) Change Management
3 9 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (4.57%) Business Analysis
5 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.00%) Service Management
5 7 (4.00%) CRM
6 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2
6 6 (3.43%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (3.43%) ITIL V3
7 5 (2.86%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.29%) Waterfall
8 4 (2.29%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.29%) Scrum
8 4 (2.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.57%) C#
3 8 (4.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.57%) SQL
4 3 (1.71%) VBScript
5 1 (0.57%) VB
5 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.57%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.71%) MCP
4 9 (5.14%) MCSE
5 7 (4.00%) Degree
6 4 (2.29%) MCITP
6 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.71%) MCSA
8 2 (1.14%) ISEB
8 2 (1.14%) VTSP
8 2 (1.14%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.57%) MCSD
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) PMP
9 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (33.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.71%) UAG
4 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
5 2 (1.14%) XenApp
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.57%) Xen
6 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (17.14%) SCCM
2 12 (6.86%) SCOM
3 7 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.71%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 84 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.71%) Citrix
3 13 (7.43%) VMware
4 6 (3.43%) Oracle
4 6 (3.43%) Cisco
5 5 (2.86%) Symantec
6 3 (1.71%) Lotus
6 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.71%) HP
6 3 (1.71%) Dell
6 3 (1.71%) BT
7 2 (1.14%) Motorola
7 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.14%) IBM
7 2 (1.14%) SAP
7 2 (1.14%) Remedy
8 1 (0.57%) Sophos
8 1 (0.57%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.57%) BMC
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ICS Solutions
Rate: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Crawley
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Middlesex
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago