Period
to 19 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.05% 12.24% 11.20%
As % of the Vendors category 12.20% 24.56% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 24
Canary Wharf median daily rate £438 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +12.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £175 £222 £155
90th Percentile £556 £614 £581
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £438 £480 £425
% change year-on-year -8.85% +12.94% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - £17.60 £162.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -89.17% +755.26%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - £17.60 £162.50
% change year-on-year - -89.17% +755.26%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Canary Wharf.

All Vendors
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 82 171 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 41.41% 49.85% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 111 82
Canary Wharf median daily rate £475 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -0.50% +11.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £649
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £478 £500 £515
% change year-on-year -4.50% -2.91% +15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £162.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.13% -88.49% +755.26%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £162.50
% change year-on-year -25.13% -88.49% +755.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
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 in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Resilience
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (10.00%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Data Entry

Microsoft
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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (10.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Platform Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Resilience
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (10.00%) Data Science
3 1 (10.00%) Deadline-Driven
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat