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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 8 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.25% 13.86% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 53.85% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate £338 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
12 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.76% 25.74% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 7
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £375 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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
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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) WebEx
5 1 (12.50%) Front Office
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Bulgarian Language

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Bulgarian Language
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) BPMN
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Polycom
2 1 (12.50%) Reuters
2 1 (12.50%) SAP