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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Docklands, London
Rank 9 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.21% 8.47% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 26.92% 16.67% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
26 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 49.06% 50.85% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 24
Median daily rate £550 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £445 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £653 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 2017, 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 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Polycom
5 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio

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 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) DataSynapse
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Law
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Lync Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CAML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Polycom
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) AppSense
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Nintex
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau