The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 99 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £360 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
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
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) IronPort
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) IaaS
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) PaaS
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (10.00%) X++
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
1 3 (30.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IronPort
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