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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 374 380 380
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 47 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 29
Median daily rate £475 £449 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +38 12 £444 -1.93%
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 71 (82.56%) Microsoft
2 47 (54.65%) CRM
3 46 (53.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (34.88%) MS Excel
5 19 (22.09%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
7 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
7 14 (16.28%) Finance
8 13 (15.12%) C#
8 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (12.79%) .NET
10 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
10 11 (12.79%) Windows
10 11 (12.79%) Retail
11 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (10.47%) SQL
12 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
12 9 (10.47%) Office 365
13 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (9.30%) Migration
13 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
14 7 (8.14%) Digital Media
15 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.98%) SDLC
15 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (6.98%) Data Management

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 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (53.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (22.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Office 365
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) Yammer
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Skype
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) Essbase
6 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) MSTest
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) COM
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) REST
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.16%) WCF
4 1 (1.16%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) BYOD
3 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) CRM
2 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
3 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.30%) Migration
5 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.98%) Data Management
5 6 (6.98%) SDLC
5 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.81%) Case Management
6 5 (5.81%) Document Management
6 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.81%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.81%) Workflow
6 5 (5.81%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
8 2 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) C#
2 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) MCSE
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.16%) WSUS
2 1 (1.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (82.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (6.98%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) Infor
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) Dell
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec
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