Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 58 48
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.88% 0.74% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.00% 9.52% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 37
Kent median daily rate £200 £244 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% -51.97% +97.09%
10th Percentile £147 £167 £198
90th Percentile £459 £336 £1,000
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £41.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +14.98% +1.61% +6.90%

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 75 42 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.34% 7.75% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 75
Kent median daily rate £413 £388 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -24.02% +56.92%
10th Percentile £199 £317 £220
90th Percentile £653 £586 £775
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £41.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -15.36% -22.02%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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
Dover - 5 £190 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £263 -
Sandwich - 3 £265 -
Dartford -3 1 - -
Aylesford - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £450 - 1
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) Skype for Business
6 8 (29.63%) Skype
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) SCCM
9 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (18.52%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) High Availability
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (18.52%) Change Management
9 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Clustering
9 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
10 4 (14.81%) WAN
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 4 (14.81%) LAN
10 4 (14.81%) XenApp

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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Skype for Business
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Skype
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
2 5 (18.52%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Security Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Change Management
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (18.52%) High Availability
1 5 (18.52%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
1 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
2 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
2 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
3 3 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 3 (11.11%) Logistics
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
4 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCSM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) QRadar
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Wyse
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.70%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.70%) Cylance
6 1 (3.70%) Draytek
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Zscaler