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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 187 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 18 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.070% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.076% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5420 6621 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 93.14% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 4843 4393
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.15 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 15 (41.67%) CRM
3 15 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (11.11%) Advertising
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (8.33%) Office 365
10 3 (8.33%) QA
10 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (8.33%) ETL
10 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (8.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (13.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) MDX
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) CRM
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Document Management
7 1 (2.78%) Logistics
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) DRM
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Imperva
2 1 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
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