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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.05% 3.80% 6.72%
As % of the Applications category 15.79% 32.56% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 12
Average daily rate - £275 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.84% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.01% 11.68% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 50
Average daily rate £270 £363 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% -32.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
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 23 April 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OO

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) IBM