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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.37% 12.18% 12.04%
As % of the Applications category 32.35% 71.74% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 10
Average daily rate £203 £135 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
MS Office
South East

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
34 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.43% 16.97% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 20
Average daily rate £300 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 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
Chatham -2 2 £150 +20.00%
Sittingbourne - 2 - -
Folkestone -1 1 £92 -33.09%
West Malling -5 1 £300 -20.00%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing MS Office 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 MS Office.

1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.11%) Lotus
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) Back Office
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) DMZ
6 2 (11.11%) Internet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing MS Office 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 MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DMZ
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 2 (11.11%) Information Security
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) BPMN
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) ITSM
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
2 1 (5.56%) SDLC
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) Casewise
4 1 (5.56%) Northgate
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Pegasus
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