The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 104 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £381 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -22.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £405 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2032 2305 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.41% 93.02% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1316 1134
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 105 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 6 £400 +6.66% 2
Slough +1 1 - -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Microsoft Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Migration
1 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (44.00%) Office 365
3 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (28.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (12.00%) Order to Cash
7 2 (8.00%) IaaS
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 2 (8.00%) B2B
7 2 (8.00%) Lotus
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Order to Cash
2 3 (12.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (8.00%) B2B
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) Logistics
3 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Contact Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Fit Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.00%) Talend