The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 59 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
670 916 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.17% 93.66% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 560 403
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Reading region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Lotus
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) B2B
8 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
8 2 (9.09%) IaaS
8 2 (9.09%) PKI
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.55%) Software Testing

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) CTI
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) IPv6
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
2 1 (4.55%) SAML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) B2B
2 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.55%) B2C
3 1 (4.55%) Contact Management
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Presales
3 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Security Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSD
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
1 1 (4.55%) UAG
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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