The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.48% 1.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £321
% change year-on-year -17.14% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.28 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.96% +21.83%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf.

Academic & Professional Certification
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 20 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 14.81% 15.15% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 19
Median daily rate £425 £493 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.70% -4.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £118 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian