The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 168 174 196
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 7 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 11
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 City of London region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Skype
5 2 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Legal
6 1 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Volume Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware