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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.82% 7.14% 7.95%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 63.64% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £170 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -44.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £170 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
25 11 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.12% 11.22% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 35
Average daily rate £300 £555 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +80.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) ETRM
5 2 (15.38%) Trayport
5 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) BPMN
5 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Fraud Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Author
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XMPP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) SWOT Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) BPMN
3 2 (15.38%) ETRM
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Trayport
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix