The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 32 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.72% 0.42% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.43% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.50%
Office 365
Wales

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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.23% 3.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 0
Average daily rate £425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 South Wales

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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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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
Cardiff +11 13 £400 -
Glamorgan - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Office 365
Wales

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 9 (40.91%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
7 5 (22.73%) Publishing
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (18.18%) Data Mapping
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (18.18%) Casewise
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (18.18%) Validation
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 4 (18.18%) Intranet
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) .NET

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (13.64%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) MS Office
3 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCTS
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Intune
1 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Casewise
3 3 (13.64%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Alterian
4 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat