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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 387 373 374
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 46 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 31
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -10.58%
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
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +30 8 £450 +5.88%
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 77 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 48 (52.75%) CRM
3 47 (51.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (31.87%) MS Excel
5 18 (19.78%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
7 16 (17.58%) C#
7 16 (17.58%) Business Analysis
8 15 (16.48%) SQL
8 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
8 15 (16.48%) Finance
9 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (15.38%) .NET
9 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (13.19%) Retail
12 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (9.89%) Office 365
13 9 (9.89%) Windows
14 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (8.79%) Migration
14 8 (8.79%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
14 8 (8.79%) Digital Media
15 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

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 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.59%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (31.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (51.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (19.78%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.89%) Office 365
3 5 (5.49%) Yammer
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Skype
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.20%) Power BI
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Essbase
7 1 (1.10%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MSTest
1 4 (4.40%) NUnit
1 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (5.49%) COM
2 5 (5.49%) HTML
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
3 4 (4.40%) REST
3 4 (4.40%) SOAP
3 4 (4.40%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (4.40%) WCF
4 1 (1.10%) D3.js
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Digital Media
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) BYOD
3 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) AIX
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) CRM
2 16 (17.58%) Business Analysis
3 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (8.79%) Migration
4 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
4 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (8.79%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.69%) Workflow
6 6 (6.59%) Data Management
6 6 (6.59%) SDLC
6 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.49%) Case Management
7 5 (5.49%) Document Management
8 4 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.40%) SOLID
8 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) C#
2 15 (16.48%) SQL
3 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.20%) C
6 1 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) MCSE
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.10%) Nagios
2 1 (1.10%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) WSUS
2 1 (1.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 77 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (6.59%) SAP
3 5 (5.49%) Infor
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) Tableau