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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 232 256 250
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £420 £394 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
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
7936 9237 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.71% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 5562 4816
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 433 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +14 9 £400 +4.91% 5
Surrey +9 4 £419 +24.07%
Oxfordshire - 2 £408 -
Hampshire +9 1 £550 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
3 14 (30.43%) Migration
4 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (23.91%) Office 365
5 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (23.91%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
5 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
6 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (17.39%) C#
8 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.22%) CRM
8 7 (15.22%) IaaS
9 6 (13.04%) PaaS
9 6 (13.04%) C
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.70%) .NET
11 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.70%) Power BI
12 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
12 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (6.52%) Order to Cash

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 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.22%) IaaS
4 6 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) CTI
2 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) CRM
3 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) B2B
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Order to Cash
5 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) Logistics
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Contact Management
7 1 (2.17%) Fit Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.17%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) C
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
6 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Talend
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