Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 12.66% 12.50% 9.27%
As % of the Vendors category 29.13% 28.81% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 25
Canary Wharf median daily rate £438 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +9.41% -0.29%
10th Percentile £291 £260 £211
90th Percentile £589 £538 £545
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £162.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +490.91% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £162.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 103 118 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 43.46% 43.38% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 90 96
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £319 £300
90th Percentile £650 £655 £563
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £533 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +25.29% -15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £162.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +490.91% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £162.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017, 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 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 8 (26.67%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Symantec
4 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (20.00%) Skype
5 5 (16.67%) Office 365
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) VBScript
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) International Banking
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Mule
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Skype
2 3 (10.00%) Intranet
3 2 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) RIP
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) International Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) Django
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) MXNet
2 2 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (6.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) TensorFlow
2 2 (6.67%) Theano
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) RFC 2544
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) DataPower
1 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Coaching
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Data Security
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) User Stories
4 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) VBScript
3 3 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) MiFID
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Symantec
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Dell
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 3 (10.00%) Trustwave
4 3 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (6.67%) GoldenSource
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Reuters
6 1 (3.33%) VMware