Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 60 43
Rank change year-on-year +37 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 26 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.15% 0.93% 3.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.10% 16.67% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 34
Kent median daily rate £195 £200 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -60.78% +209.09%
10th Percentile £137 £160 £239
90th Percentile £461 £325 £1,000
South East median daily rate £360 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £41.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £15.75 £20.88
% change year-on-year +17.46% -24.55% +26.52%

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 81 30 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.15% 5.60% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 62
Kent median daily rate £425 £413 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -18.06% +52.08%
10th Percentile £179 £248 £218
90th Percentile £543 £658 £775
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £41.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +14.82% -19.51% -1.20%

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 15 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Kent over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 August 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £263 -
Sandwich - 3 £265 -
Dartford +2 2 £188 -
Dover - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £320 - 2
West Malling - 1 £225 -
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
6 7 (26.92%) Skype
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 6 (23.08%) SCCM
7 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 5 (19.23%) XenApp
8 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
8 5 (19.23%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) Change Management
8 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (19.23%) Clustering
8 5 (19.23%) Ticket Management
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (15.38%) VMware

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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Skype
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Messaging Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Change Management
1 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (19.23%) High Availability
1 5 (19.23%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ticket Management
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 3 (11.54%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (11.54%) Logistics
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.85%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.85%) QRadar
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Wyse
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.85%) Cylance
6 1 (3.85%) Draytek
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) Zscaler