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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 475 522 481
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 132 91 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 71
Median daily rate £475 £449 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +4 50 £468 +4.17% 13
South East +20 41 £480 +37.14% 3
North West -13 14 £475 +5.55% 4
East of England +16 10 £481 +6.94% 1
East Midlands +9 4 £425 - 2
Midlands 0 3 £500 -23.07%
South West -5 2 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands -15 2 £260 -30.66% 3
North East - 2 £410 -
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 185 (77.73%) Microsoft
2 112 (47.06%) CRM
3 111 (46.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 84 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 43 (18.07%) SQL Server
6 41 (17.23%) Office 365
7 39 (16.39%) C#
7 39 (16.39%) SharePoint
8 38 (15.97%) Active Directory
9 37 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (15.13%) .NET
11 35 (14.71%) Migration
12 33 (13.87%) Windows
13 32 (13.45%) SQL
14 29 (12.18%) Finance
15 28 (11.76%) Business Analysis
16 27 (11.34%) MS Exchange
17 26 (10.92%) Dynamics AX
18 25 (10.50%) PowerShell
18 25 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (8.40%) Skype for Business
21 18 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
21 18 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (7.14%) Retail
22 17 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 16 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
24 15 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
24 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
25 14 (5.88%) 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 39 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 20 (8.40%) Skype for Business
4 18 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.52%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.42%) Documentum
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 111 (46.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (10.92%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (4.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.23%) Office 365
2 37 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.20%) Yammer
4 9 (3.78%) IaaS
5 8 (3.36%) PaaS
6 5 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.46%) DNS
2 9 (3.78%) Firewall
3 7 (2.94%) Skype
4 5 (2.10%) DHCP
5 4 (1.68%) Network Security
6 3 (1.26%) SAN
6 3 (1.26%) Wireless
7 2 (0.84%) Internet
7 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.84%) IPsec
7 2 (0.84%) IPv6
7 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.84%) SMTP
7 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.84%) VPN
7 2 (0.84%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.42%) IMAP
8 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.52%) Power BI
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) Essbase
8 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.42%) Datazen
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) MSTest
4 1 (0.42%) NUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (12.18%) Finance
2 17 (7.14%) Retail
3 9 (3.78%) Advertising
4 8 (3.36%) Marketing
5 5 (2.10%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) French Language
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.13%) .NET
2 10 (4.20%) COM
3 3 (1.26%) XML
4 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.84%) CSS
4 2 (0.84%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.84%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.42%) ADO
5 1 (0.42%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.42%) Autofac
5 1 (0.42%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) MDX
5 1 (0.42%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.52%) PKI
3 6 (2.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (0.84%) Clustering
4 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.84%) Statistics
4 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.42%) BYOD
5 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.87%) Windows
2 11 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.26%) Linux
3 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) AIX
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.42%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) VMS
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (47.06%) CRM
2 35 (14.71%) Migration
3 28 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 25 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.62%) Data Management
6 11 (4.62%) SDLC
6 11 (4.62%) Waterfall
7 10 (4.20%) Case Management
7 10 (4.20%) Document Management
7 10 (4.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (4.20%) Integration Testing
7 10 (4.20%) TOGAF
7 10 (4.20%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (3.78%) Workflow
9 8 (3.36%) Data Migration
9 8 (3.36%) Service Management
9 8 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (2.94%) Logistics
10 7 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.39%) C#
2 32 (13.45%) SQL
3 25 (10.50%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.46%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.26%) C
6 3 (1.26%) Java
7 2 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) Python
8 1 (0.42%) R
8 1 (0.42%) Scala
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.62%) Degree
4 8 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.94%) MCITP
6 5 (2.10%) MCTS
7 4 (1.68%) MCSE
8 3 (1.26%) MCSD
9 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
1 2 (0.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.84%) UAG
4 1 (0.42%) NFS
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.94%) SCCM
2 6 (2.52%) WSUS
3 5 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.68%) Windows Intune
5 3 (1.26%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.84%) SCOM
7 1 (0.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.42%) SCSM
7 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 185 (77.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.88%) Oracle
3 12 (5.04%) SAP
4 11 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.20%) Infor
6 6 (2.52%) Lotus
7 3 (1.26%) F5
8 2 (0.84%) Citrix
8 2 (0.84%) VMware
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) Dell
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) IronPort
9 1 (0.42%) NetApp
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.42%) Remedy
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec
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