The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank - 73 67
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.20% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £416
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1140 938 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.08% 91.69% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 460 395
Average daily rate £350 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 91 77
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft