Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 38 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 10.95% 14.41% 11.49%
As % of the Vendors category 24.20% 32.67% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 25
Canary Wharf median daily rate £471 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £100 £266
90th Percentile £607 £631 £501
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £480 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +12.94% -2.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £17.60 £162.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.17% +490.91% -
10th Percentile £16.72 £156.25 £16.20
90th Percentile £18.48 £168.75 £31.00
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £17.60 £162.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -89.17% +490.91% -

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 157 101 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 45.24% 44.10% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 61 83
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £533 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +18.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £319
90th Percentile £600 £650 £692
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £18.70 £162.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.49% +490.91% -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £18.70 £162.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -88.49% +490.91% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 2018, 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 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Analytics
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) Degree
5 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
6 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (23.68%) Algorithms
8 9 (23.68%) Data Science
8 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (21.05%) Master's Degree
9 8 (21.05%) TensorFlow
9 8 (21.05%) Machine Learning
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (18.42%) Use Case
10 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
10 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
10 7 (18.42%) Deep Learning
10 7 (18.42%) Data Engineering
10 7 (18.42%) Power BI
10 7 (18.42%) Keras
10 7 (18.42%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 7 (18.42%) SAP
10 7 (18.42%) PhD
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) Linux

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 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
1 2 (5.26%) Telepresence
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.42%) Power BI
3 6 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (15.79%) Big Data
3 6 (15.79%) HBase
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.16%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (13.16%) Data Lake
4 5 (13.16%) HDInsight
4 5 (13.16%) MySQL
4 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.16%) Redis
4 5 (13.16%) SAP BW
4 5 (13.16%) SAP HANA
4 5 (13.16%) Spotfire
5 4 (10.53%) Lumira
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.89%) DB2
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Data Scientist
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Scientist
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Vision Scientist
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) ETL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Endur Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Hadoop Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) TensorFlow
2 7 (18.42%) Keras
3 6 (15.79%) OpenCV
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) Kafka
4 2 (5.26%) Theano
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) CNTK
5 1 (2.63%) MXNet
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Algorithms
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.63%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Analytics
3 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.68%) Data Science
4 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 7 (18.42%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.42%) Data Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) Deep Learning
6 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
6 7 (18.42%) Use Case
7 6 (15.79%) Computer Vision
7 6 (15.79%) Data Acquisition
7 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) ETL
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Python
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C++
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.26%) R
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Master's Degree
3 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (18.42%) PhD
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) CBAP
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Google
1 7 (18.42%) SAP
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Alteryx
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) Informatica
4 2 (5.26%) Polycom
4 2 (5.26%) Talend
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau