The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.56% 2.89% 7.07%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 20.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £493 £225 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.88% +32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £253
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
MS Office
London

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

Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.55% 14.45% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 4
Median daily rate £500 £300 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office 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 MS Office.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) MS Project
6 4 (33.33%) PMI
6 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) UML
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) MS Project Server
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (33.33%) Budget Control
7 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (8.33%) Change Control
9 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (8.33%) Office 365
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

MS Office
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 (33.33%) MS Project Server
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Project
3 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) H.323
1 1 (8.33%) ISDN
1 1 (8.33%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) HR Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
1 1 (8.33%) Spring.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WinForms
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Polycom
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase