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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 46 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Office 365 9 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.75% 2.14% 2.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.75% 53.85% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £163 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.41%
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
48 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.32% 3.98% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 17
Median daily rate £451 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 7 - - 2
Newport -6 2 £163 -58.73%
Office 365
Wales

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 2 (9.52%) Alterian
10 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
10 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
10 2 (9.52%) Content Management
10 2 (9.52%) MCTS
10 2 (9.52%) MCITP
10 2 (9.52%) Firewall
10 2 (9.52%) ITSM

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Intranet
4 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Web Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Web Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Content Management
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Alterian
2 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Lotus
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Apple