Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.44% 9.51% 11.42%
As % of the Vendors category 23.21% 20.33% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 32
Canary Wharf median daily rate £419 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -18.84% -9.21%
10th Percentile £175 £155 £310
90th Percentile £614 £575 £538
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £419 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +19.64% -17.55% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £18.70 £162.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.49% +1254.17% -52.00%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £18.70 £162.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -88.49% +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 168 123 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 49.27% 46.77% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 90 90
Canary Wharf median daily rate £480 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £310
90th Percentile £600 £638 £589
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £500 £445
% change year-on-year - +12.36% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £18.70 £162.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.49% +1254.17% -52.00%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £18.70 £162.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -88.49% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) Analytics
5 9 (23.08%) Python
6 8 (20.51%) Power BI
6 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
7 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.95%) Apache Spark
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.95%) Banking
8 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.38%) SAP
8 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) SAP BW
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (12.82%) Algorithms

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 (17.95%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) SAS
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.82%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) Skype
1 2 (5.13%) Telepresence
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
1 2 (5.13%) WLAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Power BI
2 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
3 5 (12.82%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (12.82%) Data Lake
3 5 (12.82%) HBase
3 5 (12.82%) HDInsight
3 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) Redis
3 5 (12.82%) SAP BW
3 5 (12.82%) SAP HANA
3 5 (12.82%) Spotfire
4 4 (10.26%) Lumira
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) International Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Data Scientist
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Junior
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Caffe
1 4 (10.26%) Keras
1 4 (10.26%) TensorFlow
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) OpenCV
2 2 (5.13%) Theano
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.56%) Kafka
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) PMI
5 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Fintech
6 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Analytics
2 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Data Science
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
6 4 (10.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Deep Learning
6 4 (10.26%) ERP
6 4 (10.26%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
6 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
6 4 (10.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 3 (7.69%) R
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) Go
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Master's Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PhD
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.13%) CBAP
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Informatica
4 2 (5.13%) Polycom
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Talend