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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.48% 8.16% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 15.09% 18.60% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £311 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.07%
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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
53 43 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 49.53% 43.88% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 56
Average daily rate £525 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £405 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) JSTL
3 1 (10.00%) JSR 170
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) JSTL
1 1 (10.00%) JSR 170
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) UML
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco