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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 42 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Office 365 12 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.48% 2.39% 2.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 66.67% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.92% 3.58% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 35
Median daily rate £450 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

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
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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +10 11 £425 +30.76%
Newport +9 1 £200 -49.20%
Office 365
Wales

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) IBM Notes
9 6 (25.00%) Lotus
9 6 (25.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) SMTP
10 5 (20.83%) IBM Domino
10 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Skype
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 4 (16.67%) Internet
12 3 (12.50%) DNS
12 3 (12.50%) CMS
12 3 (12.50%) DHCP
12 3 (12.50%) Welsh Language
12 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
13 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines

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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) IBM Domino
4 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (12.50%) CMS
6 2 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management Server
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Skype
1 5 (20.83%) SMTP
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) Intranet
4 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) GIS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Web Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Web Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Content Management
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCTS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) Alterian
3 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Clearswift
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Apple