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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.29% 9.68% 11.74%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 63.16% 54.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 24
Average daily rate
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£225 £438 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +23.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £247 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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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
28 19 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.81% 15.32% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 37
Average daily rate £300 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £222 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 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 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 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 28 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (31.25%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
7 2 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) PMI
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Author
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Fraud Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) UML
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) BPMN
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco