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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 63 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.50 -
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
702 658 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.72% 93.73% 91.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 323 233
Average daily rate £348 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 73 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
Cambridge +1 3 £450 -
Microsoft Consultant
East of England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Lync
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) WMI
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus