The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / Kent
Rank 29 40 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.66% 3.39% 11.43%
As % of the Applications category 37.04% 34.29% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 21
Median daily rate £223 £188 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £276 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.89% 9.89% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 29
Median daily rate £225 £270 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £178 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £383 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +11 3 £225 -16.66%
Dartford - 3 £300 - 2
Gravesend - 1 £105 -
Margate - 1 £280 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (34.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (26.92%) SCCM
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
7 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (23.08%) Fat Client
7 6 (23.08%) XenApp
7 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
7 6 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (23.08%) BitLocker
7 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (23.08%) Wyse
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (23.08%) AppSense
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 6 (23.08%) CA
7 6 (23.08%) Thin Client
7 6 (23.08%) Symantec
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
8 5 (19.23%) Finance

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (34.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (11.54%) MS Project
4 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
3 3 (11.54%) Law
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Project Implementation Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 6 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Practice Management
3 3 (11.54%) Typography
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (3.85%) Business Development
5 1 (3.85%) Conflict Management
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) BitLocker
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) XenApp
2 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) AppSense
2 6 (23.08%) CA
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Symantec
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Wyse
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
3 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Mitel
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago