The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 126 138 136
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Microsoft Consultant
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2402 2954 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.43% 95.01% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1800 1616
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 237 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.08 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £481 +9.37% 1
Suffolk -2 1 £420 -6.66%
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (68.75%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Statistics
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Server Building
6 2 (12.50%) MCITP
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Telecoms

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) User Stories
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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