The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.30% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 3.13% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.18% 9.04% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 43
Average daily rate £500 £550 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £278 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Canary Wharf region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Canary Wharf region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft