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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 125 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.25% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.45% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +21.56%
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
98 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.01% 1.66% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 18
Average daily rate £438 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.23 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.59% -1.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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
Somerset -4 5 £243 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £250 - 1
Devon -4 4 £250 -33.33% 2
Bristol -12 4 £400 - 5
Dorset +1 3 £375 -37.50% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £95 - 3
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) Migration
4 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
4 13 (28.89%) MS Office
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) Citrix
7 8 (17.78%) Lotus
7 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
7 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (15.56%) SCCM
9 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (13.33%) Lync
9 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.67%) CSS
12 3 (6.67%) HTML
12 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
12 3 (6.67%) DNS
12 3 (6.67%) Dell
12 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
12 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
3 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.33%) Lync
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.22%) OSPF
3 1 (2.22%) BGP
3 1 (2.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Law
1 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) IT Support
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) WCF
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) XSL
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
3 1 (2.22%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Requirements Management
4 1 (2.22%) Web Development
4 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Citrix
3 8 (17.78%) Lotus
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.22%) Acronis
6 1 (2.22%) AppSense
6 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (2.22%) Sophos
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco