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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.18% 7.14% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 24.66% 16.33% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 14
Average daily rate
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£403 £403 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £545 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
73 49 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 45.34% 43.75% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 73
Average daily rate £450 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 12 (44.44%) IBM
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (25.93%) UNIX
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) LDAP
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) BladeLogic
5 6 (22.22%) Middleware
5 6 (22.22%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) IIS
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) Unisys
6 5 (18.52%) LINC
6 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 4 (14.81%) JSTL
7 4 (14.81%) JSR 170
7 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (14.81%) JProfiler
7 4 (14.81%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (14.81%) VisualVM
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) JBoss
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 2 (7.41%) LiveLink
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) JProfiler
2 4 (14.81%) VisualVM
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Release Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Build Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Software Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Build and Release Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Software Release Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) JSP
3 4 (14.81%) Servlets
3 4 (14.81%) JSTL
3 4 (14.81%) JSR 170
4 2 (7.41%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) MEAP
5 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Use Case
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) RUP
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) LINC
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ACCA
1 1 (3.70%) CIMA
1 1 (3.70%) MOS
1 1 (3.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) BladeLogic
2 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Unisys
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) HP
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