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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 46 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 14 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.29% 2.10% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 31.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.05%
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
28 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.58% 6.61% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 6
Average daily rate £380 £488 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +90.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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
Newport - 7 £394 -
Cardiff -10 5 £325 -13.33% 1
Office 365
Wales

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Lotus
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) IBM Notes
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) AIX
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Ingres
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (20.00%) Budget Control
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (20.00%) SMTP
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) PMP
7 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) CSS

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (45.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (20.00%) Budget Control
6 3 (15.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (20.00%) PMP
2 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Lotus
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (10.00%) Alterian
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) HP