The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 228 254 227
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 45 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 17
Median daily rate £450 £402 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
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 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +30 26 £450 +28.57% 8
West Sussex - 9 £550 -
Kent - 5 £450 -
Surrey -4 3 £375 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +9 2 £413 +17.85% 1
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South East region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) MS Excel
3 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (23.81%) Office 365
5 14 (22.22%) Migration
5 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 13 (20.63%) CRM
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 13 (20.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
8 10 (15.87%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (15.87%) .NET
9 9 (14.29%) C#
9 9 (14.29%) DNS
9 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
10 8 (12.70%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.11%) SQL
11 7 (11.11%) ITIL
11 7 (11.11%) Service Management
11 7 (11.11%) PaaS
11 7 (11.11%) IaaS
12 6 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (9.52%) Public Cloud
12 6 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
12 6 (9.52%) MS Office
12 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (34.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (15.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (23.81%) Office 365
3 7 (11.11%) IaaS
3 7 (11.11%) PaaS
4 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 3 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.17%) IPsec
4 2 (3.17%) IPv6
4 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.17%) Skype
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.59%) BGP
5 1 (1.59%) CTI
5 1 (1.59%) HTTP
5 1 (1.59%) IPv4
5 1 (1.59%) POP3
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.76%) Power BI
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.59%) Datazen
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.17%) French Language
3 2 (3.17%) German Language
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.59%) ADO
3 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.59%) Autofac
3 1 (1.59%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.59%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.59%) ODBC
3 1 (1.59%) OLE
3 1 (1.59%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.59%) RSS
3 1 (1.59%) SAML
3 1 (1.59%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) VMS
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Migration
2 13 (20.63%) CRM
3 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) Service Management
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (6.35%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) High Availability
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.17%) Security Management
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) R
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.70%) Degree
3 5 (7.94%) MCITP
3 5 (7.94%) MCTS
4 4 (6.35%) MCSD
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) MCSA
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) WSUS
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Lotus
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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