The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 18 18 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.82% 5.51% 6.19%
As % of the Applications category 56.25% 43.75% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Median daily rate £345 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +19.23%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 16 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 12.12% 12.60% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 17
Median daily rate £525 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £345 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £493 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Canary Wharf

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office 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 MS Office.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) MS Project
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) DB2
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) Office 365
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related 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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (25.00%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eloqua
1 1 (6.25%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (6.25%) Law
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Trainer
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Trainer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Floorwalker
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Trainer
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Campaign Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) R
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ACDT
2 1 (6.25%) ACHDS
2 1 (6.25%) ACTC
2 1 (6.25%) MCDST
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Apteco
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle