The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 29 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 Buckinghamshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 83 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.097% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1215 964 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.19% 93.96% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 479 416
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 70
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware