The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 101 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 15 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.45% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.44% 27.78% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% +7.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £11.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.27% -24.19%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
64 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 1.64% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 7
Average daily rate £315 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £251 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.08% -42.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the West Midlands region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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
Wolverhampton +10 4 £325 -
Shropshire - 3 £111 - 2
Birmingham -1 2 £350 - 2
Coventry - 2 - - 3
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.41%) MS Office
8 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) FxCop
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.70%) French Language
1 1 (3.70%) German Language
1 1 (3.70%) Polish Language
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) CAML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) XSL
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Document Management
4 1 (3.70%) Email Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Spiceworks
6 1 (3.70%) Nintex
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
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