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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 39 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.68% 0.67% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£473 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.80% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
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
22 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.51% 3.33% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £400 £700 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £710 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -48.48%

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 27 August 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
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Lync
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Adobe
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (37.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe