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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 482 488 489
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 98 88 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 23
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 46 £430 +1.17% 15
South East -28 17 £425 - 6
East of England +23 11 £450 +15.01% 2
North West -14 6 £450 -10.00% 10
West Midlands -22 5 £360 -4.00% 5
Yorkshire -18 3 £475 +18.75% 1
South West +2 2 £488 +14.70% 4
Midlands - 2 £470 -
East Midlands +4 1 - - 3
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Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 120 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 55 (37.93%) CRM
3 54 (37.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (24.83%) MS Excel
5 29 (20.00%) SQL
6 27 (18.62%) Finance
7 26 (17.93%) Dynamics AX
8 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 21 (14.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (12.41%) C#
11 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
11 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (11.72%) Migration
13 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
14 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
14 15 (10.34%) Active Directory
14 15 (10.34%) JavaScript
14 15 (10.34%) .NET
15 14 (9.66%) Windows
15 14 (9.66%) Lync
16 13 (8.97%) Advertising
16 13 (8.97%) Workflow
17 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
18 11 (7.59%) Business Analysis
19 10 (6.90%) ERP
19 10 (6.90%) SCCM
19 10 (6.90%) MDX
19 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.66%) Lync
4 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 36 (24.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (37.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (17.93%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.69%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) VoIP
2 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) NAS
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.14%) OLAP
7 4 (2.76%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) MS Access
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.69%) QlikView
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.38%) MorphX
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Advertising
3 5 (3.45%) Retail
3 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.38%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) .NET
2 10 (6.90%) MDX
3 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.14%) Web Services
4 6 (4.14%) XML
5 2 (1.38%) ODBC
5 2 (1.38%) OLE
5 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.69%) REST
6 1 (0.69%) WCF
6 1 (0.69%) HTML
6 1 (0.69%) JSON
6 1 (0.69%) COM
6 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.07%) PKI
3 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.66%) Windows
2 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.93%) CRM
2 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (11.72%) Migration
4 13 (8.97%) Workflow
5 11 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 10 (6.90%) ERP
7 9 (6.21%) ETL
8 8 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.14%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (3.45%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.45%) Business Transformation
10 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.45%) ITIL
10 5 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (2.76%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.76%) Document Management
11 4 (2.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.76%) Analytics
12 3 (2.07%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 18 (12.41%) C#
3 15 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.83%) X++
5 6 (4.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.07%) VBA
6 3 (2.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) R
8 1 (0.69%) VBScript
8 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.14%) MCSE
6 5 (3.45%) Degree
7 4 (2.76%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.38%) MCITP
8 2 (1.38%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) SCCM
2 7 (4.83%) SCOM
2 7 (4.83%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.76%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) WMI
5 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 120 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.83%) VMware
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle
4 3 (2.07%) Tableau
5 2 (1.38%) AppSense
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco
5 2 (1.38%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) EMC
6 1 (0.69%) Avaya
6 1 (0.69%) Lotus
6 1 (0.69%) Baan
6 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.69%) Siebel
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