The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 102 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.053% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £463 £538 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +95.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1699 1787 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 94.95% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1033 808
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 74 57
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.26 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

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 24 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Manchester region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) X++
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft