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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 86 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Office 365 39 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.86% 25.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +10.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.94 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.79% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.00%
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
103 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.04% 1.88% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 7
Average daily rate £320 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +1 10 £400 -11.11% 9
Coventry +9 9 £350 -22.22% 3
Shropshire - 5 £346 - 1
Warwickshire +1 4 £275 -8.48% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £220 - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.33%) Migration
4 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
5 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
7 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (16.67%) LAN
8 8 (14.81%) WAN
8 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (14.81%) Lync
8 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (12.96%) .NET
10 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.11%) ITIL
10 6 (11.11%) Cisco
10 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.11%) VMware
10 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (9.26%) SCCM
11 5 (9.26%) Workflow
11 5 (9.26%) HP
11 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.26%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
2 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.81%) Lync
3 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Yammer
3 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) LAN
2 8 (14.81%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) VoIP
3 4 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.56%) Intranet
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
1 9 (16.67%) Administrator
2 8 (14.81%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) CAML
4 1 (1.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) Open Source
2 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.85%) DTV
2 1 (1.85%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
3 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.41%) Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.26%) Workflow
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.70%) ITSM
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.85%) DevOps
7 1 (1.85%) Line Management
7 1 (1.85%) Coaching
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C#
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCITP
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.70%) DameWare
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) HP
4 3 (5.56%) McAfee
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Remedy
5 2 (3.70%) EMC
5 2 (3.70%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.85%) Mitel
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Motorola
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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