The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Canary Wharf region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.26% 12.55% 8.85%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 56.67% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 7
Average daily rate
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£438 £354 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.76% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £186 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £461 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +5.33%
Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.95% 22.14% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 37
Average daily rate £450 £352 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.84% -29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £213 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £461 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
London

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 8 (57.14%) Graphic Design
4 8 (57.14%) Social Media
4 8 (57.14%) Content Management
4 8 (57.14%) CMS
4 8 (57.14%) Publishing
4 8 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (57.14%) Marketing
4 8 (57.14%) Wiki
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
4 8 (57.14%) Intranet
4 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) PMI
6 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (14.29%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) CMS
1 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Intranet
1 8 (57.14%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Publishing
2 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Coordinator
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Graphic Design
1 8 (57.14%) Social Media
1 8 (57.14%) Wiki
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 8 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RUP
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Process
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian