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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 62 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 3.41% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.00% 48.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate £270 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
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
20 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.47% 7.01% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 11
Average daily rate £363 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -25 4 £263 -34.37%
Newport -7 2 £475 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Office 365
Wales

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (45.45%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) CRM
5 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (27.27%) GIS
6 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Juniper
6 6 (27.27%) SAN
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) ESRI
7 5 (22.73%) ArcGIS
7 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
8 4 (18.18%) Document Management
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
8 4 (18.18%) ETL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Lotus
8 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
8 4 (18.18%) NAS
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) ArcGIS
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (9.09%) CMS
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management Server
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) Moodle
6 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) ADSL
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) GIS
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Lotus Notes Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Developer
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Document Management
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (13.64%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) ESRI
4 4 (18.18%) Lotus
5 2 (9.09%) Veeam
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) Blackboard
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Sage