The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 175 195 182
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.086% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.092% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £485 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 -
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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 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
4731 5443 5406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.22% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3824 4008
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 130
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.34 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 4 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (28.57%) CRM
3 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.00%) Advertising
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (21.43%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Office 365
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.71%) MCSE
8 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) MDX
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Advertising
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) MDX
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) OLE
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) CRM
3 6 (21.43%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Information Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) DRM
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Document Management
7 1 (3.57%) Logistics
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) VCP4
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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