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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East / Kent
Rank 34 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Office 365 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.59% 1.42% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.33% 30.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £330 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +9.25%

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
30 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.95% 4.72% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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
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 16 January 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
Dartford - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £330 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Wyse
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7

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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Database Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Floorwalker
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco