Period
to 22 January 2019

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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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 365 (O365)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 25 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.94% 2.62% 1.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.76% 17.28% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 2
Kent median daily rate £225 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -1.52% +57.14%
10th Percentile £102 £190 £314
90th Percentile £407 £507 £342
South East median daily rate £396 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.14% -6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £15.19 £10.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.20% -46.05% -
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +11.11%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 81 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.33% 15.14% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 28
Kent median daily rate £425 £453 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +4.93% +4.55%
10th Percentile £155 £304 £321
90th Percentile £588 £675 £638
South East median daily rate £475 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +7.34% -1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £15.19 £10.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.20% -46.05% -36.67%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year +12.90% -10.30% -5.30%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Kent over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Kent

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Kent

Office 365
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 Office 365 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 12 £195 - 3
West Malling - 3 £225 - 1
Tonbridge -2 1 £160 -20.00% 2
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (40.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (32.00%) SLA
6 8 (32.00%) Citrix
7 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (28.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (24.00%) Canon
8 6 (24.00%) Xerox
8 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team Management
8 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Apple
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 4 (16.00%) MCSA
10 4 (16.00%) ITSM
11 3 (12.00%) VMware
11 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP
11 3 (12.00%) DNS

Office 365
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 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) Skype
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
1 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSA
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCA
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) Apple
3 6 (24.00%) Canon
3 6 (24.00%) Xerox
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) SAP