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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 103 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.50% 13.33% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 2
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£300 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £289 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £505 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.40%
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
141 135 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.31% 4.43% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 101 20
Average daily rate £350 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £103.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.13% +130.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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
Bristol +4 12 £128 -63.57% 2
Devon +7 11 £325 - 3
Dorset -1 6 £425 -15.00%
Gloucestershire -2 4 £393 +112.16% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £231 - 4
Somerset +1 3 £400 +33.33% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (50.00%) Windows
3 32 (39.02%) SharePoint
4 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
4 22 (26.83%) MS Office
5 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
5 16 (19.51%) Migration
6 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (17.07%) Citrix
7 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
8 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (14.63%) Lync
9 12 (14.63%) VMware
10 11 (13.41%) ITIL
10 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (10.98%) Project Management
11 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.76%) InfoPath
13 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
15 5 (6.10%) VoIP
15 5 (6.10%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (39.02%) SharePoint
2 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (14.63%) Lync
6 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (8.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.44%) IIS
10 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) MS Office
2 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.76%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) VoIP
2 4 (4.88%) WAN
3 3 (3.66%) DHCP
3 3 (3.66%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) French Language
2 2 (2.44%) German Language
2 2 (2.44%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.20%) Developer
2 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (10.98%) Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) IT Support
6 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.66%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Designer
7 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Designer
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) CSS
1 4 (4.88%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.44%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) XSL
3 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) OAuth
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.44%) Clustering
2 2 (2.44%) Statistics
2 2 (2.44%) Social Network
2 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.22%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Migration
2 11 (13.41%) ITIL
3 9 (10.98%) Project Management
4 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.88%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.88%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.66%) Time Management
8 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.44%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.44%) Content Management
9 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.44%) BPR
9 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.44%) Kanban
9 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) VB
3 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) MCT
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) vCloud
6 1 (1.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.22%) MOM
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Citrix
3 12 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
5 4 (4.88%) Symantec
6 3 (3.66%) McAfee
6 3 (3.66%) Dell
6 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle
8 1 (1.22%) Veeam
8 1 (1.22%) Meraki
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