The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 372 377 380
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 59 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 39
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 4 £401 +14.42% 3
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Isleworth - 1 £525 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 London region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 99 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 56 (51.85%) CRM
2 56 (51.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (36.11%) C#
4 34 (31.48%) .NET
4 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
5 29 (26.85%) SQL
6 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.30%) SharePoint
8 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
8 22 (20.37%) Web Services
8 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (19.44%) Active Directory
10 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (16.67%) Finance
12 17 (15.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (15.74%) Office 365
13 16 (14.81%) Retail
14 15 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
14 15 (13.89%) WCF
14 15 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (13.89%) Windows
14 15 (13.89%) SAP
15 14 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (12.96%) Workflow
16 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (12.04%) XML
17 12 (11.11%) HTML

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (21.30%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (10.19%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.56%) IIS
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 56 (51.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (10.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (15.74%) Office 365
3 9 (8.33%) Yammer
4 3 (2.78%) IaaS
4 3 (2.78%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 6 (5.56%) X.509
2 3 (2.78%) DHCP
2 3 (2.78%) DNS
2 3 (2.78%) Skype
3 1 (0.93%) CTI
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (15.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.93%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) OLAP
7 1 (0.93%) Power BI
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MSTest
1 8 (7.41%) NUnit
2 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Retail
3 9 (8.33%) Advertising
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.48%) .NET
2 22 (20.37%) Web Services
3 15 (13.89%) WCF
4 13 (12.04%) XML
5 12 (11.11%) HTML
6 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.33%) COM
7 8 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 8 (7.41%) REST
7 8 (7.41%) SOAP
7 8 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (7.41%) XSD
8 7 (6.48%) XML Messaging
8 7 (6.48%) XSL
9 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.85%) CSS
10 2 (1.85%) jQuery
11 1 (0.93%) HTML5
11 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Neural Network
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) Android
3 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) CRM
2 14 (12.96%) Workflow
3 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 11 (10.19%) Data Management
5 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (9.26%) Case Management
6 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (9.26%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (8.33%) Document Management
7 9 (8.33%) Project Management
8 8 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (7.41%) SDLC
8 8 (7.41%) SOLID
8 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.48%) SOA
10 6 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.11%) C#
2 29 (26.85%) SQL
3 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.63%) C
6 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) R
7 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) UAG
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.78%) SCCM
2 3 (2.78%) WSUS
3 2 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 99 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (13.89%) SAP
3 10 (9.26%) Oracle
4 9 (8.33%) Infor
5 1 (0.93%) Avaya
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) Reuters
5 1 (0.93%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
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