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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Docklands, London
Rank 12 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.47% 15.15% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 26.32% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £525 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.41% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £265 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £524 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
30 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 50.85% 57.58% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 17
Median daily rate £550 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £245 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
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 16 January 2017, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) OOD

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 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) VersionOne
1 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Lync Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) JSR 170
2 1 (10.00%) JSTL
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Grid Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
4 1 (10.00%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) DataSynapse
2 2 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow