The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 83 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £413 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £50.00
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Microsoft Consultant
North West

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Manchester region.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the Manchester region.

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester 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
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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
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North West

Microsoft Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) SugarCRM
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago