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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 29 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.90% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.45% 13.64% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £473 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% +21.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £471 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +3.12%
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
11 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.18% 7.41% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £325 £400 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £471 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +32.35%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Office 365
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 Office 365 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochester - 2 £148 -
Stansted - 1 £325 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 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 Office 365.

1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (18.18%) Progress
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) SaaS
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.09%) DNS

Office 365
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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Office 365 Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Project Office Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Trainer
5 4 (18.18%) Trainer
6 3 (13.64%) Rollout Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Rollout Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Azure Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
8 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Specialist
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) DameWare
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Progress
3 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) VMware