The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 19 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.69% 12.14% 11.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 22.11% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 4
Median daily rate £493 £400 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £268 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 95 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 39.02% 54.91% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 63 27
Median daily rate £493 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) MS Project
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 6 (24.00%) ETL
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (16.00%) PMI
8 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) UML

Microsoft
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 4 (16.00%) MS Project Server
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 7 (28.00%) MS Project
4 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) H.323
2 1 (4.00%) ISDN
2 1 (4.00%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) DB2
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.00%) HBase
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) OLAP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) NUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ETL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior ETL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SSRS Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (8.00%) WCF
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) LINQ
3 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (16.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) Budget Control
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) ETL Development
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (16.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.00%) Polycom
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) VMware