The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 114 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 21 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 18.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.71 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +7.52%
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
126 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.23% 1.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 14 2
Average daily rate £375 £338 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +69.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £103.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
Office 365
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 7 £350 - 4
Somerset -12 5 £313 -28.57% 1
Dorset - 5 £500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £175 - 2
Wiltshire +2 1 - - 2
Devon -9 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (50.91%) Windows
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) SharePoint
3 23 (41.82%) MS Exchange
4 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (25.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (21.82%) MS Office
7 12 (21.82%) Migration
8 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.36%) VoIP
10 8 (14.55%) Citrix
10 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
11 6 (10.91%) Kanban
11 6 (10.91%) Identity Management
11 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.91%) Scrum
11 6 (10.91%) VMware
11 6 (10.91%) Avaya
11 6 (10.91%) SAP
11 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
12 5 (9.09%) XenApp
12 5 (9.09%) .NET
12 5 (9.09%) SCCM
13 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (7.27%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (47.27%) SharePoint
2 23 (41.82%) MS Exchange
3 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (25.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (7.27%) Lync
7 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.82%) IIS
8 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) VoIP
2 3 (5.45%) Intranet
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.82%) WLAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Consultant
1 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) XSL
4 1 (1.82%) XSLT
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.82%) DTV
1 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) Identity Management
3 6 (10.91%) Scrum
3 6 (10.91%) Kanban
4 4 (7.27%) Time Management
4 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (7.27%) Data Management
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.64%) ERP
7 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.82%) Logistics
7 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) CCA
1 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) XenApp
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix
3 6 (10.91%) Avaya
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
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