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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.33% 9.05% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 76.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -23.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £575 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
22 25 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.33% 11.90% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 61
Average daily rate £388 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £176 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
3 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) Photoshop
5 8 (47.06%) Intranet
5 8 (47.06%) Internet
5 8 (47.06%) Publishing
5 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (47.06%) CMS
5 8 (47.06%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (47.06%) Marketing
5 8 (47.06%) Content Management
5 8 (47.06%) Wiki
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) Graphic Design
5 8 (47.06%) Social Media
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (17.65%) MS Project
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Retail
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) Project Planning

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (47.06%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) Photoshop
2 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Intranet
1 8 (47.06%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.88%) RequisitePro
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Robot
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Publishing
2 8 (47.06%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Coordinator
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Wiki
1 8 (47.06%) Graphic Design
1 8 (47.06%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (47.06%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (47.06%) Content Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) RUP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas
2 1 (5.88%) Reuters
2 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian