The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 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 Office 365 over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 41 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% - 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £311
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +21.56%
Office 365
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.44% 2.66% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate £425 £320 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -41.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -42.95%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Office 365
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 Office 365 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Faversham - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Clearswift