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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 19 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.03% 2.50% 14.14%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 25.00% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £336 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.86 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.31% +11.53%

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
9 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.26% 10.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 24
Median daily rate £573 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £151 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £470 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Validation
4 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
6 4 (23.53%) Time Management
6 4 (23.53%) MCSM
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Lotus
6 4 (23.53%) Apple
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) MCP
6 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
6 4 (23.53%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) MCSA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
2 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
1 4 (23.53%) ACDT
1 4 (23.53%) ACHDS
1 4 (23.53%) ACTC
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) MCDST
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) MCSM
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Apple
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Lotus
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) IBM