The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 470 470 478
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 109 82 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 37
Average daily rate
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£468 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £188 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 68 £475 +15.15% 22
South East -7 12 £400 +14.28% 16
West Midlands -10 9 £550 +10.00% 5
East of England -18 5 £570 +34.11% 3
North West -13 3 £438 +9.37% 4
Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 9
South West -32 2 £388 -6.62% 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 188 (89.95%) Microsoft
2 107 (51.20%) CRM
2 107 (51.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (24.88%) MS Excel
4 42 (20.10%) .NET
5 39 (18.66%) SharePoint
6 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
6 37 (17.70%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (14.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (11.96%) JavaScript
8 25 (11.96%) C#
9 23 (11.00%) Finance
9 23 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (9.57%) Degree
11 19 (9.09%) Workflow
11 19 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 19 (9.09%) Windows
12 17 (8.13%) HTML
13 16 (7.66%) SQL
13 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (7.18%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (7.18%) Web Services
14 15 (7.18%) XML
15 14 (6.70%) MS Office
15 14 (6.70%) Active Directory
15 14 (6.70%) Project Management
16 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 39 (18.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.18%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (5.74%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.31%) MS Project Server
6 8 (3.83%) Lync
7 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.44%) WorkSite
8 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (24.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.70%) MS Office
3 11 (5.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 107 (51.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (17.70%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (4.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.39%) Office 365
3 3 (1.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.91%) SAN
2 2 (0.96%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.48%) NAS
3 1 (0.48%) Multicast
3 1 (0.48%) CTI
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) DHCP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.44%) MS Access
7 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.96%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.96%) OLAP
8 2 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.48%) DB2
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.96%) MSI
3 2 (0.96%) MorphX
General
1 23 (11.00%) Finance
2 8 (3.83%) Advertising
3 5 (2.39%) Retail
4 4 (1.91%) Banking
4 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.91%) Marketing
5 3 (1.44%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.48%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.10%) .NET
2 19 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.13%) HTML
4 15 (7.18%) Web Services
4 15 (7.18%) XML
5 10 (4.78%) WSDL
5 10 (4.78%) CSS
6 6 (2.87%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.48%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (0.48%) JSON
8 1 (0.48%) WPF
8 1 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
1 2 (0.96%) PKI
2 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
2 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
2 1 (0.48%) iPad
2 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
2 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
2 1 (0.48%) Smartcard
2 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (51.20%) CRM
2 19 (9.09%) Workflow
3 15 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (6.70%) Project Management
5 11 (5.26%) Migration
5 11 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.78%) Validation
7 9 (4.31%) Waterfall
8 8 (3.83%) ERP
8 8 (3.83%) ETL
9 6 (2.87%) Business Transformation
9 6 (2.87%) Business Analysis
10 5 (2.39%) Logistics
11 4 (1.91%) Change Management
11 4 (1.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.44%) Document Management
13 2 (0.96%) Data Analysis
13 2 (0.96%) Scrum
13 2 (0.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.96%) JavaScript
1 25 (11.96%) C#
2 16 (7.66%) SQL
3 9 (4.31%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.91%) VB
4 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.44%) VBScript
6 2 (0.96%) X++
7 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.57%) Degree
2 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) MCSE
6 2 (0.96%) CIMA
6 2 (0.96%) ACCA
6 2 (0.96%) AAT
6 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) UAG
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) XenServer
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) SCCM
1 3 (1.44%) SCOM
1 3 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 188 (89.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.31%) VMware
3 3 (1.44%) SAP
3 3 (1.44%) CA
4 2 (0.96%) Symantec
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle
4 2 (0.96%) 3PAR
4 2 (0.96%) Imperva
4 2 (0.96%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.48%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.48%) F5
5 1 (0.48%) Siebel
5 1 (0.48%) McAfee
5 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.48%) CommVault
5 1 (0.48%) Epicor
5 1 (0.48%) NetApp
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco
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