The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
UK / England
Rank 465 514 546
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 100 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £579 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £344
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
London +52 65 £450 - 7
South East +17 13 £475 +5.55% 4
North West +15 6 £363 -25.64% 2
West Midlands -4 5 £460 +15.00% 2
North East -12 4 £388 -13.88%
East Midlands - 3 £344 -
South West +9 2 £500 +8.10%
Yorkshire +9 1 £650 +57.57%
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 England region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 182 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 91 (44.83%) CRM
2 91 (44.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (25.62%) C#
4 50 (24.63%) MS Excel
5 49 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 47 (23.15%) SQL Server
7 44 (21.67%) .NET
8 43 (21.18%) Dynamics AX
8 43 (21.18%) Office 365
9 39 (19.21%) SQL
9 39 (19.21%) SharePoint
10 37 (18.23%) Active Directory
11 35 (17.24%) Finance
12 32 (15.76%) Windows
13 30 (14.78%) JavaScript
14 26 (12.81%) Migration
14 26 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (12.32%) Advertising
16 24 (11.82%) Web Services
16 24 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (11.33%) Business Analysis
17 23 (11.33%) Retail
18 22 (10.84%) SAP
18 22 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
19 21 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
19 21 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 21 (10.34%) Skype for Business
20 20 (9.85%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 39 (19.21%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (10.34%) Skype for Business
3 17 (8.37%) MS Exchange
4 14 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.45%) IIS
8 6 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (24.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 91 (44.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (21.18%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (21.18%) Office 365
3 16 (7.88%) Yammer
4 8 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.97%) IaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.99%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) DNS
2 6 (2.96%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.96%) X.509
3 5 (2.46%) DHCP
4 4 (1.97%) Skype
5 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) PBX
5 2 (0.99%) VLAN
5 2 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) CTI
6 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) SMTP
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) OLAP
7 2 (0.99%) Power BI
8 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.49%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.49%) MS Access
8 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.42%) MSTest
1 11 (5.42%) NUnit
2 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (17.24%) Finance
2 25 (12.32%) Advertising
3 23 (11.33%) Retail
4 13 (6.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.97%) Banking
5 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.67%) .NET
2 24 (11.82%) Web Services
3 19 (9.36%) WCF
4 15 (7.39%) COM
5 14 (6.90%) HTML
6 13 (6.40%) XML
7 11 (5.42%) .NET Framework
7 11 (5.42%) REST
7 11 (5.42%) SOAP
7 11 (5.42%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (4.93%) Entity Framework
9 8 (3.94%) XSD
10 7 (3.45%) XML Messaging
10 7 (3.45%) XSL
11 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.99%) CSS
12 2 (0.99%) jQuery
12 2 (0.99%) JSON
13 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.46%) Life Science
3 4 (1.97%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.99%) Clustering
4 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
4 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.49%) BYOD
5 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.49%) PKI
5 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.76%) Windows
2 7 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.97%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.99%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.83%) CRM
2 26 (12.81%) Migration
3 23 (11.33%) Business Analysis
4 22 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.36%) Workflow
6 17 (8.37%) Case Management
6 17 (8.37%) Data Management
7 15 (7.39%) Document Management
7 15 (7.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (7.39%) TOGAF
7 15 (7.39%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.40%) Presales
9 13 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (5.42%) SDLC
10 11 (5.42%) SOLID
10 11 (5.42%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.62%) C#
2 39 (19.21%) SQL
3 30 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.36%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.94%) C
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.96%) Degree
4 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (18.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) SCCM
1 7 (3.45%) SCOM
2 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.48%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 182 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.84%) SAP
3 21 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (7.88%) Oracle
5 15 (7.39%) Infor
6 2 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Avaya
7 1 (0.49%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) Dell
7 1 (0.49%) F5
7 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.49%) Lotus
7 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.49%) NetApp
7 1 (0.49%) Reuters
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.49%) Talend
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