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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.43% 7.34% 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 22.39% 21.31% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
67 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.14% 34.46% 53.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 45
Median daily rate £450 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (51.43%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) SLA
7 7 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (17.14%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (17.14%) Skype
9 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
9 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (11.43%) Change Management
10 4 (11.43%) Migration
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) VMware
10 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Clustering
10 4 (11.43%) SAN
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco
10 4 (11.43%) Citrix

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 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.43%) IIS
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.14%) MS Office
4 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (8.57%) MS Project
6 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Skype
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.71%) Intranet
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Lync Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Operations Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) JSP
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Velocity
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.57%) EMC VNX
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) Defect Management
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) ArchiMate
5 2 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.57%) WMI
1 3 (8.57%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Polycom
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.57%) EMC
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Mashery
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO