The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire 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 54 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £608 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Microsoft Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
604 749 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.18% 91.90% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 395 296
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 63 50
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £37.50 £33.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft