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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 107 128 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing Office 365 42 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 0.62% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.22% 14.08% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 2
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£300 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £266 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £435 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
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
139 142 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.11% 4.38% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £103.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.09% +143.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £34.30 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £172.70 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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
Devon +11 11 £350 - 2
Bristol +4 9 £125 -66.66% 5
Wiltshire -3 6 £425 +54.54% 2
Dorset +1 5 - - 4
Gloucestershire -1 5 £274 +47.97% 1
Somerset 0 2 £400 +33.33% 3
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
2 42 (50.60%) Windows
3 41 (49.40%) Active Directory
4 30 (36.14%) SharePoint
5 29 (34.94%) MS Office
6 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
7 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
8 20 (24.10%) Migration
9 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (18.07%) Citrix
13 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
14 10 (12.05%) ITIL
14 10 (12.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (12.05%) Lync
15 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
15 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
15 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (10.84%) VMware
16 8 (9.64%) InfoPath
16 8 (9.64%) Project Management
16 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (8.43%) Time Management
17 7 (8.43%) Cisco
17 7 (8.43%) Finance
18 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
18 6 (7.23%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (36.14%) SharePoint
2 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
3 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (12.05%) Lync
6 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.41%) IIS
9 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MS Office
2 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.64%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.41%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.61%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) WAN
2 5 (6.02%) LAN
2 5 (6.02%) VoIP
3 4 (4.82%) DHCP
4 3 (3.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.41%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) German Language
3 4 (4.82%) Polish Language
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Developer
3 9 (10.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.64%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) CSS
1 4 (4.82%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.41%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) XSL
4 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) OAuth
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Statistics
2 2 (2.41%) Social Network
2 2 (2.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) iPhone
3 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.20%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) AIX
7 1 (1.20%) Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Migration
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL
3 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.64%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Time Management
6 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.61%) Scrum
8 3 (3.61%) Kanban
8 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.61%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.41%) ITSM
9 2 (2.41%) SDLC
9 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.41%) Content Management
9 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.41%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
3 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) MCSA
5 1 (1.20%) MCT
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
1 5 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 41 (49.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) vCloud
5 1 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) XenServer
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.20%) MOM
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Citrix
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 7 (8.43%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) Symantec
6 3 (3.61%) McAfee
6 3 (3.61%) HP
6 3 (3.61%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Lotus
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle
8 1 (1.20%) Veeam
8 1 (1.20%) Meraki
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