The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 96 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Office 365 19 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.95% 1.43% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.50% 37.88% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 2
Average daily rate £406 £328 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £97.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
Office 365
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
131 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.55% 3.77% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 50 46
Average daily rate £425 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £97.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Leeds -16 16 £400 +22.13% 6
Office 365
Yorkshire

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Migration
3 21 (38.89%) Skype for Business
4 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
6 15 (27.78%) Skype
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.22%) Project Management
9 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (14.81%) Python
11 8 (14.81%) ITIL
11 8 (14.81%) C++
11 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.81%) MS Office
12 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.96%) VMware
12 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 6 (11.11%) Finance
13 6 (11.11%) Cisco
13 6 (11.11%) Citrix
14 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
15 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
15 4 (7.41%) SCCM
15 4 (7.41%) SCOM
15 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 21 (38.89%) Skype for Business
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Skype
2 4 (7.41%) VPN
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) Intranet
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) QlikView
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Protractor
1 1 (1.85%) Selenium
1 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Architect
1 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.96%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Migration Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Migration
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.56%) Presales
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
7 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.70%) User Stories
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security
8 1 (1.85%) MVC
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) C++
1 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
1 8 (14.81%) Python
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) APMP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
1 4 (7.41%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Sage
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Lotus
6 1 (1.85%) OpenText
6 1 (1.85%) Polycom
6 1 (1.85%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com