The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.80% 1.09% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.00% 6.45% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £320 £525 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £525 £557
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £525 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.67 £15.82
% change year-on-year
+53.14% +5.35%
Microsoft Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Qualifications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.66% 16.85% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 15
Median daily rate £320 £425 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £545 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Identity Management
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) MCDST
3 4 (66.67%) ACTC
3 4 (66.67%) ACHDS
3 4 (66.67%) ACDT
3 4 (66.67%) MCSM
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (50.00%) Lotus
4 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ACDT
2 4 (66.67%) ACHDS
2 4 (66.67%) ACTC
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MCSM
2 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy