The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 373 354 386
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 51 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 16
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£450 £428 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.50 -
Microsoft Consultant
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 14 £413 -13.15% 11
Croydon - 2 - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 72 (84.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (38.82%) CRM
2 33 (38.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 20 (23.53%) Finance
4 17 (20.00%) Migration
4 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (18.82%) SQL
6 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 9 (10.59%) C#
11 8 (9.41%) Advertising
11 8 (9.41%) Workflow
12 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
12 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.06%) ETL
13 6 (7.06%) .NET
13 6 (7.06%) MS Office
13 6 (7.06%) Lync
14 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
14 5 (5.88%) ERP

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Lync
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (38.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) OLAP
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) MorphX
3 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Advertising
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Danish Language
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) MDX
3 3 (3.53%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) ODBC
4 2 (2.35%) OLE
4 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) Ajax
5 1 (1.18%) jQuery
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
3 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) CRM
2 17 (20.00%) Migration
3 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.41%) Workflow
5 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.06%) ETL
7 5 (5.88%) ERP
8 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.53%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) Document Management
9 3 (3.53%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (3.53%) Analytics
10 2 (2.35%) ETL Development
10 2 (2.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.59%) C#
4 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.53%) X++
6 2 (2.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) MCSE
3 3 (3.53%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.18%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 72 (84.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) AppSense
3 1 (1.18%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.18%) Tableau
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) SAP
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