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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.11% 8.49% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 17.65% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
25 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 55.56% 48.11% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 44
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £275 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.09% -67.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 3 May 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 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) Bloomberg
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) Reuters
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Error Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Derivative
4 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus

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 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (7.69%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VersionOne
1 1 (7.69%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Market Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Market Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Market Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) JSR 170
2 1 (7.69%) JSTL
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Derivative
1 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Error Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Bloomberg
2 3 (23.08%) Reuters
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase