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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 56 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.03% 0.65% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +39.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -37.44%
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
26 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.48% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%

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
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 23 October 2014. 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
Cardiff -2 6 £390 +64.21% 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Office 365
Wales

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) DHCP
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (52.63%) VPN
5 10 (52.63%) DNS
6 9 (47.37%) SAN
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Intune
7 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
7 8 (42.11%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (42.11%) SCDPM
7 8 (42.11%) MCTS
7 8 (42.11%) MCITP
7 8 (42.11%) MCSE
7 8 (42.11%) IIS
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (42.11%) Internet
7 8 (42.11%) McAfee
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
8 7 (36.84%) GIS
9 6 (31.58%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (26.32%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DHCP
1 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
1 10 (52.63%) VPN
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) SAN
3 8 (42.11%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.26%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Server Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
3 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 3 (15.79%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) MCTS
1 8 (42.11%) MCITP
1 8 (42.11%) MCSE
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Windows Intune
2 8 (42.11%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (42.11%) SCDPM
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) McAfee
3 5 (26.32%) Casewise
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore