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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 98 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Office 365 40 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 0.94% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.50% 27.78% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 16
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£338 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £130 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
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
127 108 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.14% 3.39% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 1 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
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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
Wiltshire +10 10 £350 +100.00% 9
Bristol +12 9 £120 - 7
Somerset +6 8 £325 -7.14% 1
Dorset +3 4 £350 -12.60% 3
Devon -1 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -16 2 £175 -
Cornwall - 2 £225 - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
3 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
5 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
5 20 (28.17%) VMware
6 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (22.54%) Citrix
8 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
9 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
9 14 (19.72%) MS Office
9 14 (19.72%) Lync
9 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.90%) ITIL
12 10 (14.08%) PRINCE
12 10 (14.08%) Migration
12 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (12.68%) SCCM
13 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
15 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (9.86%) InfoPath
15 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
17 5 (7.04%) Windows NT
17 5 (7.04%) Windows 2000

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
2 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
3 14 (19.72%) Lync
3 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Office
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) VoIP
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) PBX
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Desktop Support
2 10 (14.08%) IT Support
3 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Support
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) CSS3
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) XSL
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) OAuth
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.82%) Statistics
2 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.41%) BYOD
3 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.04%) Windows NT
5 5 (7.04%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) ITIL
3 10 (14.08%) PRINCE
3 10 (14.08%) Migration
4 4 (5.63%) ERP
5 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.23%) Project Management
5 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.82%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.82%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.41%) Line Management
7 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.41%) Content Management
7 1 (1.41%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) C#
2 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.41%) VB
2 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) MCT
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) vCloud
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.41%) MOM
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) VMware
3 16 (22.54%) Citrix
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Symantec
6 2 (2.82%) Veeam
7 1 (1.41%) Acronis
7 1 (1.41%) Meraki
7 1 (1.41%) Sophos
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
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