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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Consultant
England / South East
Rank 223 237 243
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 14 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Median daily rate £463 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £472 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -3 7 £519 +15.27% 2
Hampshire - 3 £400 -
Middlesex - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £240 -
Microsoft Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Migration
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
4 12 (36.36%) Office 365
5 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (21.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) CRM
10 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) C#
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 3 (9.09%) C
12 3 (9.09%) MS Office
12 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (9.09%) Advertising
12 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
13 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (6.06%) IaaS
13 2 (6.06%) Data Protection

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) SMTP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) CRM
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) B2B
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) F5
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus
2 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Talend
Reading, Berkshire
Maclellan Smith
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