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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 511 501 487
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 108 117 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 73
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Microsoft Consultant
UK

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
46192 48206 46494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30537 30869 29074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1851 1907
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
London +5 47 £488 +8.33% 11
South East +20 28 £463 +32.14% 6
North West -21 8 £513 +2.50% 2
East of England +14 6 £513 +34.86%
South West +6 5 £400 +12.67%
East Midlands +9 4 £400 -
Midlands -8 4 £500 -16.66%
Yorkshire 0 2 - -
North East -52 2 £410 +9.33%
West Midlands -22 1 - - 4
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 181 (77.68%) Microsoft
2 113 (48.50%) CRM
3 112 (48.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 78 (33.48%) MS Excel
5 49 (21.03%) SharePoint
6 45 (19.31%) C#
7 42 (18.03%) .NET
8 41 (17.60%) SQL Server
9 39 (16.74%) Office 365
10 38 (16.31%) Active Directory
11 37 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (14.59%) SQL
12 34 (14.59%) Migration
13 30 (12.88%) Business Analysis
13 30 (12.88%) Windows
14 28 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (11.16%) Finance
17 25 (10.73%) MS Exchange
18 23 (9.87%) PowerShell
19 22 (9.44%) Dynamics AX
19 22 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (8.58%) BizTalk Server
21 19 (8.15%) Skype for Business
22 18 (7.73%) Retail
22 18 (7.73%) JavaScript
23 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
25 15 (6.44%) Oracle

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 49 (21.03%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.73%) MS Exchange
3 20 (8.58%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (8.15%) Skype for Business
5 16 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.58%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.86%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) Documentum
11 1 (0.43%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (33.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 112 (48.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (9.44%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (5.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.74%) Office 365
2 37 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.72%) Yammer
4 10 (4.29%) IaaS
5 9 (3.86%) PaaS
6 4 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.15%) DNS
2 8 (3.43%) Skype
3 6 (2.58%) Firewall
4 4 (1.72%) DHCP
4 4 (1.72%) Network Security
5 3 (1.29%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.29%) SAN
5 3 (1.29%) Wireless
6 2 (0.86%) Internet
6 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.86%) IPsec
6 2 (0.86%) IPv6
6 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.86%) VPN
6 2 (0.86%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) IMAP
7 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.00%) Power BI
7 3 (1.29%) Big Data
7 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.86%) Essbase
8 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.43%) Datazen
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.72%) MSTest
2 4 (1.72%) NUnit
3 2 (0.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (11.16%) Finance
2 18 (7.73%) Retail
3 10 (4.29%) Advertising
4 9 (3.86%) Marketing
5 5 (2.15%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) French Language
6 2 (0.86%) German Language
6 2 (0.86%) Legal
6 2 (0.86%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.03%) .NET
2 11 (4.72%) COM
3 5 (2.15%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.15%) Entity Framework
3 5 (2.15%) HTML
3 5 (2.15%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (2.15%) Web Services
4 4 (1.72%) REST
4 4 (1.72%) SOAP
4 4 (1.72%) WCF
5 3 (1.29%) XML
6 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.86%) CSS
7 1 (0.43%) ADO
7 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.43%) EDI
7 1 (0.43%) ODBC
7 1 (0.43%) RSS
7 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.43%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.58%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.72%) PKI
5 2 (0.86%) Clustering
5 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.86%) Statistics
5 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.43%) BYOD
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.43%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.88%) Windows
2 10 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.29%) Linux
3 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) AIX
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) VMS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (48.50%) CRM
2 34 (14.59%) Migration
3 30 (12.88%) Business Analysis
4 28 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (6.01%) TOGAF
6 14 (6.01%) Zachman Framework
7 13 (5.58%) Waterfall
8 12 (5.15%) Data Management
8 12 (5.15%) SDLC
8 12 (5.15%) Workflow
9 11 (4.72%) Case Management
9 11 (4.72%) Document Management
10 10 (4.29%) Integration Testing
11 9 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.00%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.00%) ITIL
12 7 (3.00%) Service Management
12 7 (3.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.31%) C#
2 34 (14.59%) SQL
3 23 (9.87%) PowerShell
4 18 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.58%) C
7 3 (1.29%) Java
8 2 (0.86%) C++
8 2 (0.86%) R
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) Scala
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
9 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.29%) Degree
4 7 (3.00%) MCITP
4 7 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.15%) MCTS
6 4 (1.72%) MCSE
7 3 (1.29%) MCSD
8 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 38 (16.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.86%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.86%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.86%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.86%) UAG
3 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) NFS
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.00%) SCCM
2 6 (2.58%) WSUS
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.43%) SCSM
5 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 181 (77.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.44%) Oracle
3 13 (5.58%) SAP
4 12 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.72%) Infor
6 6 (2.58%) Lotus
7 3 (1.29%) VMware
8 2 (0.86%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) F5
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) IronPort
9 1 (0.43%) NetApp
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy
9 1 (0.43%) Tableau
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