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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 54 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 75 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.96% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.67% 21.67% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 7
Average daily rate £425 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £111 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.30 £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
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
180 60 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.09% 2.71% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 20 18
Average daily rate £413 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.07% +121.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £11.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £26.00 £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
Birmingham +22 28 £340 -43.38% 10
Coventry +11 19 £300 - 4
Warwickshire +10 10 £480 - 5
Staffordshire - 3 £450 - 3
Shropshire -17 2 £225 +102.24%
Wolverhampton +1 1 £225 -30.76%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £525 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 49 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (37.72%) SharePoint
3 35 (30.70%) Windows
4 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
4 33 (28.95%) Migration
5 26 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (19.30%) Skype for Business
7 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
8 19 (16.67%) MS Office
9 17 (14.91%) .NET
9 17 (14.91%) MS Exchange
10 15 (13.16%) Windows Server
11 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (11.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (11.40%) Skype
13 12 (10.53%) WAN
14 11 (9.65%) LAN
14 11 (9.65%) C#
15 10 (8.77%) Blackberry
15 10 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (8.77%) VMware
15 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
15 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
16 9 (7.89%) SQL
16 9 (7.89%) IBM Notes
16 9 (7.89%) Lotus

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 43 (37.72%) SharePoint
2 22 (19.30%) Skype for Business
3 17 (14.91%) MS Exchange
4 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (7.89%) IBM Notes
8 7 (6.14%) IBM Domino
9 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.75%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.88%) CMS
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.14%) IaaS
3 4 (3.51%) PaaS
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) GitHub
5 2 (1.75%) Yammer
6 1 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) Skype
2 12 (10.53%) WAN
3 11 (9.65%) LAN
4 7 (6.14%) DNS
5 6 (5.26%) Intranet
6 5 (4.39%) VoIP
7 4 (3.51%) DHCP
8 3 (2.63%) Firewall
8 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.75%) Network Security
9 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.75%) SAN
10 1 (0.88%) ADSL
10 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.88%) MPLS
10 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.75%) MySQL
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Power BI
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.75%) FxCop
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Moq
3 2 (1.75%) NSubstitute
3 2 (1.75%) Selenium
3 2 (1.75%) StyleCop
4 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 6 (5.26%) Advertising
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) German Language
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Avionics
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (15.79%) Architect
1 18 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 16 (14.04%) Consultant
3 14 (12.28%) Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Office 365 Manager
5 12 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.89%) Developer
7 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.14%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Project Office Manager
9 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (5.26%) Desktop Support
9 6 (5.26%) Messaging Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
9 6 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
10 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Office 365 Consultant
10 5 (4.39%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.51%) HTML
4 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (2.63%) CSS
4 3 (2.63%) HTML5
4 3 (2.63%) jQuery
4 3 (2.63%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (1.75%) COM
5 2 (1.75%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.75%) SOAP
5 2 (1.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.88%) Spring.NET
6 1 (0.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) Migration
2 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.02%) Integration Testing
3 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.14%) Project Management
5 6 (5.26%) DevOps
5 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.39%) CRM
6 5 (4.39%) Document Management
6 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.51%) Information Management
7 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.51%) ITIL
7 4 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.51%) MVC
7 4 (3.51%) SDLC
7 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) C#
2 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.89%) SQL
4 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) MCSE
4 7 (6.14%) MCP
4 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.75%) Degree
6 2 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Server
3 3 (2.63%) XenApp
3 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 6 (5.26%) Puppet
2 6 (5.26%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) Windows Intune
4 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.51%) WSUS
5 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) Lotus
4 7 (6.14%) IBM
5 6 (5.26%) Citrix
6 5 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.63%) Apple
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) Wyse
8 2 (1.75%) Infor
8 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.75%) Progress
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.75%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) Avaya
9 1 (0.88%) Juniper
9 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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