The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.80% 10.59% 4.96%
As % of the Vendors category 19.23% 20.45% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £550 £333 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.41% -33.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
Microsoft
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 50.98% 51.76% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 31
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) DataSynapse
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Skype
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Banking

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) VersionOne
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Lync Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Spotfire Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) JSR 170
2 1 (11.11%) JSTL
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) DataSynapse
2 2 (22.22%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau