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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.06% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 60.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
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
5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.77% 1.73% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015. 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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) BCP
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron