The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East / Kent
Rank 47 47 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 1.76% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% 16.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £505 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -1.02% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +3.22%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing 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 cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21 48 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 7.29% 10.55% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 4
Median daily rate £401 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £423 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Kent

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Kent

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Wyse
4 2 (40.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10

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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Floorwalker
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Wyse
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint