The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 228 220 237
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 17 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £175 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8438 7892 9055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.74% 92.78% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4091 4149
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 548 632
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 7 £425 +142.85% 5
West Sussex - 4 £485 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
Hampshire -8 1 £300 +71.42%
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
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Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (62.79%) CRM
2 27 (62.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (48.84%) .NET
4 18 (41.86%) HTML
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (34.88%) XML
6 15 (34.88%) C#
6 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (30.23%) WSDL
7 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
7 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 13 (30.23%) MS Office
7 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
7 13 (30.23%) Validation
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (13.95%) Finance
10 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.63%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.63%) Windows
12 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (62.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.65%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.88%) XML
5 13 (30.23%) WSDL
5 13 (30.23%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) CRM
2 13 (30.23%) Validation
3 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Master Data Management
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Management
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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