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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
England / London
Rank 334 374 373
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 62 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 17
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £598 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £344
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -5 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 106 (93.81%) Microsoft
2 63 (55.75%) CRM
2 63 (55.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (36.28%) SQL Server
4 38 (33.63%) C#
5 35 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (29.20%) .NET
7 28 (24.78%) SharePoint
8 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
9 26 (23.01%) SQL
9 26 (23.01%) Office 365
10 25 (22.12%) Active Directory
11 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
12 23 (20.35%) Windows
13 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (17.70%) Retail
14 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (17.70%) Web Services
14 20 (17.70%) SAP
14 20 (17.70%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (16.81%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (15.93%) Skype for Business
17 17 (15.04%) Dynamics AX
18 16 (14.16%) Data Management
18 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (14.16%) Case Management
19 15 (13.27%) Finance
19 15 (13.27%) WCF
19 15 (13.27%) Oracle

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 28 (24.78%) SharePoint
2 19 (16.81%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (15.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 63 (55.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (15.04%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (6.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (23.01%) Office 365
3 14 (12.39%) Yammer
4 6 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.65%) IaaS
6 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.77%) PaaS
7 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTPS
1 6 (5.31%) X.509
2 5 (4.42%) DNS
3 3 (2.65%) DHCP
4 2 (1.77%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) CTI
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) VLAN
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MSTest
1 7 (6.19%) NUnit
1 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.70%) Retail
2 15 (13.27%) Finance
3 10 (8.85%) Advertising
4 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.65%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.20%) .NET
2 20 (17.70%) Web Services
3 15 (13.27%) WCF
4 14 (12.39%) COM
5 13 (11.50%) XML
6 10 (8.85%) HTML
7 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.08%) XSD
8 7 (6.19%) Entity Framework
8 7 (6.19%) REST
8 7 (6.19%) SOAP
8 7 (6.19%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (6.19%) XML Messaging
8 7 (6.19%) XSL
9 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.77%) CSS
10 2 (1.77%) jQuery
11 1 (0.88%) RESTful
11 1 (0.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Life Science
3 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Android
5 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) CRM
2 18 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (14.16%) Case Management
3 16 (14.16%) Data Management
4 14 (12.39%) Document Management
4 14 (12.39%) Workflow
5 13 (11.50%) Presales
6 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.73%) Business Analysis
7 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (8.85%) TOGAF
8 10 (8.85%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (7.96%) Project Management
9 9 (7.96%) SDLC
9 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (6.19%) SOA
10 7 (6.19%) SOLID
10 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) C#
2 26 (23.01%) SQL
3 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.54%) C
7 1 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (4.42%) SCOM
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (93.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (17.70%) SAP
3 15 (13.27%) Oracle
4 14 (12.39%) Infor
5 1 (0.88%) Avaya
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix
5 1 (0.88%) Reuters
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
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