The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 112 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £175 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £395 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2207 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.70% 90.97% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 949 1038
Average daily rate £365 £373 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Microsoft Consultant
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Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) CRM
2 13 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) XML
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (34.78%) Validation
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) WSDL
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) MS Office
6 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) Windows
9 2 (8.70%) Workflow
9 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) WSDL
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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