The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 108 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 15 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.19% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £410 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
Microsoft Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -11 5 £450 +16.12% 9
Slough - 2 £325 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £463 -
Newbury - 1 £325 - 1
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (31.58%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) Office 365
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) Lync
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.26%) FMCG
8 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) CMMI
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSD
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 13 days ago