Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.07% 9.63% 8.72%
As % of the Vendors category 21.25% 22.48% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 17
Canary Wharf median daily rate £475 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £155 £282 £220
90th Percentile £646 £595 £604
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £475 £438 £506
% change year-on-year +8.57% -13.58% +26.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.00% -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - £47.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +90.00% -

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 160 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 52.12% 42.86% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 98 77
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £266
90th Percentile £650 £602 £585
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.00% -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - £47.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +90.00% -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (23.53%) C#
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) Python
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
7 7 (20.59%) Retail
7 7 (20.59%) Open Source
7 7 (20.59%) Machine Learning
8 6 (17.65%) Apache Spark
8 6 (17.65%) TensorFlow
8 6 (17.65%) Theano
8 6 (17.65%) MXNet
8 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) Apache
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) CRM
9 5 (14.71%) Project Management
9 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM

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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.82%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.82%) Chatbot
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Dialogflow
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Skype
1 4 (11.76%) Telepresence
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Hive
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (8.82%) HBase
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) DB2
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Technology
6 2 (5.88%) Senior ETL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) MXNet
1 6 (17.65%) TensorFlow
1 6 (17.65%) Theano
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.82%) CNTK
3 3 (8.82%) Django
3 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
3 3 (8.82%) Kafka
3 3 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) Velocity
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Machine Learning
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Open Source
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Data Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Data Security
6 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) Kanban
6 3 (8.82%) Neural Network
6 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) C
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (8.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.88%) PMP
5 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Polycom
3 3 (8.82%) Alteryx
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Talend
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau