The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 345 382 369
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 66 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Microsoft Consultant
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +26 16 £475 +35.71% 7
Barnet - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 83 (90.22%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.13%) CRM
2 36 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (28.26%) MS Excel
4 20 (21.74%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
6 16 (17.39%) Degree
7 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
8 13 (14.13%) .NET
8 13 (14.13%) Project Management
8 13 (14.13%) Workflow
9 11 (11.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (10.87%) Finance
10 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
11 9 (9.78%) MS Project
11 9 (9.78%) MS Project Server
11 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (8.70%) Web Services
13 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.61%) Dynamics NAV
13 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (6.52%) Logistics
14 6 (6.52%) ERP
14 6 (6.52%) Migration
15 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (5.43%) ETL
15 5 (5.43%) SQL

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (9.78%) MS Project Server
4 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.26%) WorkSite
5 3 (3.26%) Lync
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Project
3 4 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (21.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (7.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.09%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.09%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
1 1 (1.09%) SAN
1 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.09%) NAS
1 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.17%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.17%) OLAP
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.09%) MS Access
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Law
2 3 (3.26%) Legal
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.09%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) .NET
2 8 (8.70%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
1 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.09%) PKI
1 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
1 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
1 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) CRM
2 13 (14.13%) Project Management
2 13 (14.13%) Workflow
3 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
4 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.52%) ERP
5 6 (6.52%) Logistics
5 6 (6.52%) Migration
6 5 (5.43%) ETL
7 3 (3.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Document Management
8 2 (2.17%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (2.17%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (2.17%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (1.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.09%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.09%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (1.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
4 1 (1.09%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
1 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (90.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) Symantec
3 2 (2.17%) Imperva
3 2 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.09%) F5
4 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.09%) CA
4 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.09%) Cognos
4 1 (1.09%) Siebel
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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