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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.39% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.41% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £360 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1282 1727 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.82% 95.41% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 807
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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
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 23 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Polycom
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
Wigan, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday