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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.28% 13.86% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 31.82% 24.47% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 2
Median daily rate £480 £425 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.19 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.89%
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
44 94 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 38.60% 56.63% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 28
Median daily rate £493 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £550 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (38.46%) MS Office
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) MS Project
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) DB2
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) PMI
8 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
8 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012

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 (15.38%) MS Project Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Office
3 6 (23.08%) MS Project
4 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) H.323
2 1 (3.85%) ISDN
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Telepresence
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) DB2
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) HBase
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Banking Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (15.38%) ETL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior ETL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SSRS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
2 2 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ
3 1 (3.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (3.85%) MDX
3 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Spring.NET
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) PMI
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Budget Control
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) ETL Development
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 4 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Polycom
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) VMware