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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 247 267 239
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 18 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £328 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £416 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.11% -10.55%
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
8137 9414 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 95.00% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4916 5642 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 £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 433 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +13 9 £450 +20.00%
Surrey +3 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £408 -
Hampshire +11 1 £550 +29.41% 1
Kent +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) PowerShell
3 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
4 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (25.42%) Migration
6 14 (23.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (23.73%) CRM
7 13 (22.03%) Office 365
8 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
8 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (16.95%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (16.95%) C#
10 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
11 9 (15.25%) IaaS
12 8 (13.56%) PaaS
12 8 (13.56%) .NET
12 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
13 7 (11.86%) Finance
13 7 (11.86%) C
14 6 (10.17%) Windows
15 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
15 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
15 5 (8.47%) Power BI
15 5 (8.47%) SQL
15 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (6.78%) B2B

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 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (16.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.03%) Office 365
3 9 (15.25%) IaaS
4 8 (13.56%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) BGP
3 1 (1.69%) CTI
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) IPsec
3 1 (1.69%) IPv6
3 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Power BI
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) EDI
2 1 (1.69%) JSON
2 1 (1.69%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.69%) SAML
2 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Migration
2 14 (23.73%) CRM
3 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.78%) B2B
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.08%) Order to Cash
5 3 (5.08%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) ERP
6 2 (3.39%) Logistics
6 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.69%) Fit Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Use Case
7 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) C
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) MCSD
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.69%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) UAG
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
1 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Lotus
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
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