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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 63 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 85 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 1.24% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.09% 30.40% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 18
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £116 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £420 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
212 125 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.29% 4.09% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 86 81
Median daily rate £385 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Bristol +25 31 £370 +208.33% 6
Somerset +17 14 £350 +12.00% 2
Wiltshire +7 14 £475 +35.71% 4
Devon +8 9 £359 -
Gloucestershire +11 6 £348 +98.57% 4
Cornwall +3 1 £250 +11.11% 1
Dorset -11 1 £278 -20.71% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 West region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 68 (46.90%) Windows
1 68 (46.90%) Active Directory
2 49 (33.79%) Migration
3 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
4 37 (25.52%) Windows Server
5 34 (23.45%) ITIL
6 31 (21.38%) Skype for Business
7 30 (20.69%) VMware
8 28 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (19.31%) Skype
9 27 (18.62%) SharePoint
9 27 (18.62%) MS Exchange
10 25 (17.24%) Windows 7
11 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
11 24 (16.55%) Finance
12 23 (15.86%) MS Office
13 21 (14.48%) SQL
14 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (13.10%) SC Cleared
15 19 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (12.41%) vSphere
17 17 (11.72%) Cucumber
17 17 (11.72%) Gherkin
17 17 (11.72%) Ruby
18 16 (11.03%) Capybara
19 15 (10.34%) PowerShell
19 15 (10.34%) SCCM
20 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
21 13 (8.97%) DNS
21 13 (8.97%) Telecoms

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 31 (21.38%) Skype for Business
2 27 (18.62%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.62%) SharePoint
3 19 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.52%) IBM Notes
7 6 (4.14%) IIS
7 6 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) MS Office
2 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.14%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.07%) MS Project
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.31%) Skype
2 13 (8.97%) DNS
3 12 (8.28%) DHCP
4 8 (5.52%) Unified Communications
5 7 (4.83%) SAN
6 6 (4.14%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.14%) Firewall
6 6 (4.14%) Kerberos
6 6 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.45%) WAN
8 4 (2.76%) Internet
8 4 (2.76%) Intranet
8 4 (2.76%) LAN
9 3 (2.07%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.07%) Wireless
10 2 (1.38%) VPN
11 1 (0.69%) PABX
11 1 (0.69%) PSTN
11 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Cucumber
2 16 (11.03%) Capybara
3 1 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.52%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.83%) Electronics
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Advertising
5 3 (2.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.69%) Analyst
2 16 (11.03%) Project Manager
2 16 (11.03%) Test Analyst
3 13 (8.97%) Consultant
3 13 (8.97%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.97%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (6.21%) Desktop Support
4 9 (6.21%) Tester
5 8 (5.52%) Developer
5 8 (5.52%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (5.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.14%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.72%) Gherkin
2 12 (8.28%) .NET
3 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.07%) HTML
6 1 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Fat Client
1 8 (5.52%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.07%) Blog
2 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (2.07%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.38%) Handset
3 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Replication
3 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.90%) Windows
2 37 (25.52%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (8.97%) Windows 10
5 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.76%) Linux
10 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.69%) Android
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Migration
2 34 (23.45%) ITIL
3 28 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
5 11 (7.59%) Project Management
6 10 (6.90%) Time Management
7 9 (6.21%) PRINCE
8 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.52%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (4.83%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.83%) Programme Management
9 7 (4.83%) SDLC
10 6 (4.14%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.14%) Coaching
10 6 (4.14%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.48%) SQL
2 17 (11.72%) Ruby
3 15 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.28%) C#
5 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.07%) CISSP
5 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (46.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.41%) vSphere
4 9 (6.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.76%) XenApp
5 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (10.34%) SCCM
2 8 (5.52%) SCOM
3 6 (4.14%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.45%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.69%) VMware
3 12 (8.28%) Citrix
4 8 (5.52%) Cisco
4 8 (5.52%) Lotus
4 8 (5.52%) SAP
5 6 (4.14%) Nintex
6 5 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (2.07%) AppSense
7 3 (2.07%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (2.07%) Dell
7 3 (2.07%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) Polycom
7 3 (2.07%) Wyse
8 2 (1.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.38%) Siemens
9 1 (0.69%) Sophos
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