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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.36% 2.34% 2.69%
As % of the Applications category 43.48% 16.00% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£425 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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
23 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.14% 14.62% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 29
Average daily rate £438 £300 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 6 March 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Change Management
7 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas
7 4 (16.00%) Reuters
7 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
7 4 (16.00%) SAS
7 4 (16.00%) Dell
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) MetaFrame
7 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (16.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 4 (16.00%) Confluence
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) Symantec

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) SAS
1 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Author
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Author
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) Wiki
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.00%) ETRM
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) MetaFrame
1 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) WSUS
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas
3 4 (16.00%) Reuters
3 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (16.00%) Symantec
3 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.00%) Dell
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) Trayport
5 1 (4.00%) Polycom
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP