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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 92 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.47% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.32% 23.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -67.50%
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
62 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 2.03% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £10.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
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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
Birmingham 0 10 £450 +9.09% 5
Coventry - 2 £413 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
4 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
5 12 (31.58%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.95%) Migration
7 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (18.42%) VMware
9 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
9 7 (18.42%) LAN
9 7 (18.42%) HP
10 6 (15.79%) WAN
10 6 (15.79%) Citrix
10 6 (15.79%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) HTML
10 6 (15.79%) InfoPath
10 6 (15.79%) WCF
10 6 (15.79%) SCCM
11 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (13.16%) FxCop
11 5 (13.16%) Web Development
11 5 (13.16%) NUnit
11 5 (13.16%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (18.42%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Lync
6 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) DMZ
5 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.63%) Intranet
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) NUnit
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.16%) FxCop
General
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
1 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) WCF
3 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) XSL
4 5 (13.16%) XSLT
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Web Development
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Panasonic
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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