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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.55% 5.24% 9.68%
As % of the Applications category 26.32% 37.04% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £318 £225 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £187 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £495 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
MS Office
London

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 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.48% 14.14% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 8
Median daily rate £425 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.58% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 29 July 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) MS Project
5 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (25.00%) MS Project Server
6 4 (25.00%) Budget Control
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) PMI
6 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) ACTC
8 2 (12.50%) ACHDS
8 2 (12.50%) ACDT
8 2 (12.50%) MCDST
8 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Beauchamp
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) H.323
2 1 (6.25%) ISDN
2 1 (6.25%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Change Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) MDX
1 1 (6.25%) Spring.NET
1 1 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Budget Control
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ACDT
3 2 (12.50%) ACHDS
3 2 (12.50%) ACTC
3 2 (12.50%) MCDST
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) MCSM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (6.25%) Polycom
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase