The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 120 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Office 365 23 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.40% 12.50% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £368 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £448 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £311
% change year-on-year
- +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -38.38%
Office 365
England

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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
125 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.73% 1.42% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 17 9
Average daily rate £413 £348 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +17.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £553 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £103.50 £29.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+253.84% -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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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
Dorset - 6 £500 - 9
Bristol -13 5 £400 - 16
Wiltshire - 2 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £185 - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
5 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
5 10 (23.26%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) MS Office
6 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 8 (18.60%) VMware
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 6 (13.95%) Avaya
8 6 (13.95%) XenApp
8 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
8 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
10 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (9.30%) Lync
10 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
10 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (6.98%) vSphere
11 3 (6.98%) Project Management
11 3 (6.98%) Lotus

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.30%) Lync
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) WLAN
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) XSL
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) WCF
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
3 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.33%) Logistics
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCA
1 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) XenApp
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) WSUS
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Citrix
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Avaya
5 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) Lotus
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) AppSense
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
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