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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.69% 2.55% 4.37%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 20.00% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 14
Average daily rate
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£425 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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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
19 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.84% 12.74% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 31
Average daily rate £475 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £226 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (25.00%) UML
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Change Control
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Confluence
6 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Wiki
6 4 (20.00%) SAS
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.00%) Veritas

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.00%) SAS
1 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Author
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Author
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XMPP
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Wiki
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) UML
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) SWOT Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) MetaFrame
1 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas
4 3 (15.00%) Reuters
4 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Trayport