The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £444
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Microsoft Consultant
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 374 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.98% 97.65% 98.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 298 279
Median daily rate £350 £343 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -7.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cardiff region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft