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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 375 386 384
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 31 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 15
Average daily rate £463 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £466 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 2 £495 +27.74% 6
Uxbridge - 1 £413 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 77 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.59%) CRM
3 40 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
5 19 (21.59%) Advertising
6 16 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (17.05%) .NET
8 14 (15.91%) Office 365
9 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.64%) C#
11 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
12 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.09%) Retail
13 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
13 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
14 7 (7.95%) MS Office
14 7 (7.95%) Banking
14 7 (7.95%) Finance
14 7 (7.95%) Migration
14 7 (7.95%) Skype for Business
15 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (6.82%) Service Management
15 6 (6.82%) ERP
16 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
16 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.95%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (3.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Extranet
1 4 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) MS Access
6 1 (1.14%) OLAP
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.59%) Advertising
2 8 (9.09%) Retail
3 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Danish Language
6 2 (2.27%) German Language
6 2 (2.27%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) COM
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) CRM
2 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 7 (7.95%) Migration
5 6 (6.82%) ERP
5 6 (6.82%) Service Management
5 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.68%) Workflow
7 4 (4.55%) ITSM
7 4 (4.55%) Open Source
7 4 (4.55%) Software Licensing
8 3 (3.41%) Project Management
9 2 (2.27%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.27%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.27%) Presales
9 2 (2.27%) Software Delivery
10 1 (1.14%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.14%) DevOps
10 1 (1.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) C#
2 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.68%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
1 1 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 77 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.14%) Google
2 1 (1.14%) Infor
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.14%) SAP
2 1 (1.14%) Symantec
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