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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 98 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 45 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 1.07% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.47% 39.74% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £11.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -21.42%
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
114 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.66% 2.70% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 33
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £279 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 20 £400 +33.33%
Somerset +4 9 £356 +7.54% 3
Bristol +2 6 £313 +38.88% 1
Dorset - 3 £350 - 6
Devon -11 2 - - 3
Gloucestershire -17 2 £175 -56.25% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (53.03%) Windows
1 35 (53.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.79%) SharePoint
3 19 (28.79%) VMware
4 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
6 14 (21.21%) MS Office
6 14 (21.21%) Citrix
6 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 14 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (18.18%) Migration
8 12 (18.18%) Lync
8 12 (18.18%) ITIL
9 10 (15.15%) PRINCE
10 8 (12.12%) SCCM
11 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (9.09%) InfoPath
12 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (7.58%) Lotus
13 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
14 4 (6.06%) Windows NT
14 4 (6.06%) ERP
14 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000
14 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (28.79%) SharePoint
2 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 14 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (18.18%) Lync
5 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Office
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.09%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.52%) PBX
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (15.15%) Desktop Support
2 10 (15.15%) IT Support
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 4 (6.06%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) PRINCE
4 4 (6.06%) ERP
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.52%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) C#
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) Lotus
5 3 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (1.52%) Acronis
7 1 (1.52%) Meraki
7 1 (1.52%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.52%) Sophos
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
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