The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 68 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.56% 1.29% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.05% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
Office 365
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Cloud Services Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.92% 2.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Average daily rate £450 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Tyne and Wear region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Sunderland - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 1 £400 -7.51% 5
Office 365
North East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) IaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
6 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (15.38%) Skype
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) ISMS
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) Aruba
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper