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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 378 354 388
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 36 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 18
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £329 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
21719 21935 22426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 92.88% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15259 15046 15274
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 402 471
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -2 10 £400 -15.78%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £405 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (82.56%) Microsoft
2 33 (38.37%) CRM
2 33 (38.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
4 20 (23.26%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (22.09%) Finance
5 19 (22.09%) Migration
6 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
6 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (17.44%) SQL
8 14 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
9 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (10.47%) C#
11 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
12 8 (9.30%) Workflow
13 7 (8.14%) Advertising
13 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (8.14%) .NET
14 6 (6.98%) MS Office
14 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
14 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
14 6 (6.98%) MDX
14 6 (6.98%) Lync
15 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
15 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
15 5 (5.81%) Windows

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) Lync
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (23.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.33%) OLAP
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.16%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) MorphX
3 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Advertising
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Danish Language
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) MDX
3 3 (3.49%) XML
4 2 (2.33%) ODBC
4 2 (2.33%) OLE
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) CSS
5 1 (1.16%) Ajax
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) PKI
2 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) CRM
2 19 (22.09%) Migration
3 14 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.30%) Workflow
5 5 (5.81%) ETL
5 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (4.65%) Project Management
6 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.65%) ERP
6 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.49%) Document Management
7 3 (3.49%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (2.33%) Analytics
8 2 (2.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.33%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.33%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) X++
6 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
3 4 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) MCITP
4 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (82.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) AppSense
3 1 (1.16%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) SAP