The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 4 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.59% 4.33% 5.11%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 50.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Median daily rate £230 £425 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +157.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £92 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £289
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.92 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +321.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +21.36%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 28 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 4.78% 8.67% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 13
Median daily rate £253 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.66% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £198 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £495 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.42 £13.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Kent over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft Office
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 Microsoft Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Maidstone -6 1 £225 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £150 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Microsoft Office.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) HNC
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBA

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integrity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) MIS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Quantity Surveyor
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Communications Security
2 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
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