Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 23 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.71% 8.42% 11.39%
As % of the Vendors category 27.41% 17.16% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 32
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £313 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -27.54% -13.75%
10th Percentile £174 £155 £310
90th Percentile £614 £550 £588
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £480 £350 £431
% change year-on-year +37.14% -18.84% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - £162.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1254.17% -52.00%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - £162.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +1254.17% -52.00%

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 135 134 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 42.72% 49.08% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 107 111
Canary Wharf median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £210 £263 £310
90th Percentile £591 £638 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - £162.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1254.17% -52.00%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - £162.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +1254.17% -52.00%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (24.32%) CRM
5 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) Case Management
6 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (13.51%) NServiceBus
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.51%) SQL
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
9 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.81%) Banking
9 4 (10.81%) Retail
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) ETL
9 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.81%) C#
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) Python

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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) NServiceBus
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Endur
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.11%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) Power BI
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) HDInsight
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) International Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Data Scientist
3 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Junior
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Retail Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Endur Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Endur Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) OpenLink Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) OpenLink Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) Caffe
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) Keras
1 3 (8.11%) TensorFlow
2 2 (5.41%) Theano
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.70%) Kafka
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) OpenCV
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) CRM
3 8 (21.62%) Case Management
3 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) Data Science
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) Deep Learning
6 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
6 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) MATLAB
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) R
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Go
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Master's Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PhD
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) CBAP
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.70%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Talend