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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 340 364 370
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 50 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 12
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£449 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £345 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
20838 21102 20004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.91% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14389 14860 13446
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 £273 £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 387 375 452
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 +10 15 £453 -11.27% 14
Croydon - 3 - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 65 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.46%) CRM
2 30 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (28.21%) Finance
4 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
5 19 (24.36%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
6 17 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (20.51%) SQL
8 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (15.38%) Migration
9 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
11 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
12 9 (11.54%) Advertising
13 8 (10.26%) Workflow
13 8 (10.26%) C#
14 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (8.97%) ETL
14 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
15 6 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
15 6 (7.69%) Lync
15 6 (7.69%) MDX
15 6 (7.69%) MS Office
16 5 (6.41%) Windows
16 5 (6.41%) T-SQL

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.69%) Lync
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (24.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) OLAP
8 2 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MorphX
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) MDX
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) ODBC
4 2 (2.56%) OLE
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.56%) PKI
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) CRM
2 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.38%) Migration
4 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 8 (10.26%) Workflow
6 7 (8.97%) ETL
7 6 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (6.41%) ERP
9 4 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (3.85%) Analytics
10 3 (3.85%) Project Management
10 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.85%) Document Management
11 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.26%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.85%) X++
6 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) MCSE
3 3 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) MCITP
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 65 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) AppSense
2 2 (2.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe
London
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day + expenses
Posted: 16 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago