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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.36% 8.89% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 8.11% 19.67% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
37 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 66.07% 45.19% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 29
Median daily rate £475 £414 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £54.25 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Polycom
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Lync Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) VBA Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Spotfire Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) JSR 170
2 1 (16.67%) JSTL
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau