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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.78% 7.09% 5.86%
As % of the Vendors category 16.46% 17.31% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
Average daily rate
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£575 £380 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £335 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £550 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
79 52 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 47.31% 40.94% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 77
Average daily rate £505 £475 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.80 - £16.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe
4 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
4 4 (19.05%) JBoss
4 4 (19.05%) JSP
4 4 (19.05%) Servlets
4 4 (19.05%) J2EE
4 4 (19.05%) JSTL
4 4 (19.05%) Maven
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (19.05%) VisualVM
4 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
4 4 (19.05%) JSR 170
4 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (19.05%) JProfiler
4 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) LiveLink
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) JProfiler
2 4 (19.05%) VisualVM
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
1 4 (19.05%) JSP
1 4 (19.05%) Servlets
1 4 (19.05%) JSTL
1 4 (19.05%) JSR 170
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (4.76%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) RUP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) LINC
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) ACCA
1 1 (4.76%) CIMA
1 1 (4.76%) MOS
1 1 (4.76%) MCDST
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) WMI
2 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Adobe
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Unisys
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix