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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 92 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Office 365 41 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.00% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.06% 23.44% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 9
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£274 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +10.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.00%
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
124 128 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.16% 4.27% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 106 23
Average daily rate £369 £400 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £297 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 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
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 22 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
Bristol +8 12 £120 -64.44% 15
Devon +5 7 £263 -19.23% 1
Wiltshire +4 7 £350 +100.00% 3
Somerset +17 5 £300 -14.28% 3
Cornwall - 2 £225 -
Dorset -9 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire -13 1 £175 - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 43 (55.84%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 27 (35.06%) SharePoint
5 23 (29.87%) MS Exchange
6 20 (25.97%) VMware
7 18 (23.38%) Citrix
8 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.88%) Migration
10 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) ITIL
10 13 (16.88%) Lync
11 12 (15.58%) MS Office
12 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 10 (12.99%) PRINCE
13 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (11.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (9.09%) InfoPath
15 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
16 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (6.49%) SCCM
17 5 (6.49%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (35.06%) SharePoint
2 23 (29.87%) MS Exchange
3 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (16.88%) Lync
5 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (11.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.30%) IIS
9 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.09%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) VoIP
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
2 3 (3.90%) DHCP
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.69%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.69%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) IT Support
4 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) CSS
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) CSS3
3 1 (1.30%) HTML5
3 1 (1.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.30%) OAuth
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) XSL
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.60%) Statistics
2 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.30%) BYOD
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Social Network
3 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.84%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Windows NT
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.30%) AIX
7 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Migration
2 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 10 (12.99%) PRINCE
4 4 (5.19%) ERP
4 4 (5.19%) Business Transformation
5 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.60%) BPR
6 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.60%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.30%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (1.30%) Line Management
7 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) VB
2 1 (1.30%) VBA
2 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) MCT
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) vCloud
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) VMware
3 18 (23.38%) Citrix
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 2 (2.60%) Veeam
7 1 (1.30%) Meraki
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle
7 1 (1.30%) Lotus
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £26k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
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Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Rate: £200 - £220 Per Day £200 Per day - 12 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
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Swindon
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Rate: £200 - £275 per day
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