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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.80% 4.35% 9.65%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £260 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £505 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
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
22 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.92% 13.04% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 9
Median daily rate £320 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
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 £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Change Management
4 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) MS Project
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (26.67%) UML
7 4 (26.67%) PMI
7 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) MS Project Server
7 4 (26.67%) Time Management
7 4 (26.67%) Budget Control
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (20.00%) MCSM
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) ACTC
8 3 (20.00%) ACHDS
8 3 (20.00%) ACDT
8 3 (20.00%) MCDST
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix

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 (26.67%) MS Project Server
2 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Project
3 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Beauchamp
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) H.323
2 1 (6.67%) ISDN
2 1 (6.67%) Telepresence
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Banking Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PMI
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Budget Control
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ACDT
2 3 (20.00%) ACHDS
2 3 (20.00%) ACTC
2 3 (20.00%) MCDST
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCSM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Lotus
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) NetSuite
3 1 (6.67%) Polycom
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com