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 24 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.

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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.42% 8.38% 14.78%
As % of the Vendors category 25.64% 20.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £352 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £535 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
78 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 52.35% 41.36% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 20
Median daily rate £435 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 (61.11%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.78%) MS Office
5 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
6 9 (25.00%) MS Project
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) Banking
8 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
8 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.67%) SLA
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) UML
11 4 (11.11%) .NET
11 4 (11.11%) PMI
11 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
11 4 (11.11%) ETL
11 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (11.11%) MS Project Server
11 4 (11.11%) Budget Control
11 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010

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 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project Server
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) LiveLink
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.78%) MS Office
3 9 (25.00%) MS Project
4 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Beauchamp
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) Intranet
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) H.323
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) ISDN
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Telepresence
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) OLAP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) WCF
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) JSP
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) MDX
3 1 (2.78%) Spring.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.78%) Velocity
3 1 (2.78%) WinForms
3 1 (2.78%) WPF
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) PMI
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) BYOD
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Content Management
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) WMI
1 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Dell
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) Polycom
3 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Mashery
4 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO