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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 384 368 381
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 28 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 26
Average daily rate £430 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £201 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £50.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 7 £420 +26.79% 14
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (29.17%) Finance
4 13 (27.08%) CRM
4 13 (27.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.58%) Logistics
6 7 (14.58%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) ERP
7 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (12.50%) Windows
8 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (10.42%) QA
8 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.33%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.33%) Retail
9 4 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.25%) SMTP
10 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.17%) ETL

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (27.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (2.08%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SMTP
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) CRM
2 7 (14.58%) Logistics
2 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.17%) ETL
5 2 (4.17%) Workflow
5 2 (4.17%) Contact Management
5 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (4.17%) E-Discovery
6 1 (2.08%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) Lotus
2 2 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (2.08%) RightFax
3 1 (2.08%) Imperva
3 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.08%) Open Text
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos
3 1 (2.08%) Siebel
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £430 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 24 days ago