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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -38.38%
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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
7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.41% 2.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix