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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.35% - 5.66%
As % of the Applications category 25.93% - 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 17
Average daily rate
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£388 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £292 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
27 6 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.77% 5.45% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 34
Average daily rate £375 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £420 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) SAS
5 4 (22.22%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Change Control
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Confluence
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
6 3 (16.67%) Wiki
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) SWOT Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (22.22%) SAS
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Author
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Author
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Fraud Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) XMPP
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) UML
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) SWOT Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Trayport
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix