The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 107 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate £500 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £50.00
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1870 1595 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.08% 93.49% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 954 815
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 163 216
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Microsoft Consultant
South East

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) CRM
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Validation
3 5 (71.43%) WSDL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) SCOM
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft