The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 55 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 701 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.34% 96.96% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 396 238
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.22% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) F5