The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 148 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £388
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3102 2156 2513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.09% 91.55% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 1341 1424
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 186 194
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £33.17 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Dorset - - - - 2
Microsoft Consultant
England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) ZAP BI
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Aastra
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ZAP BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Aastra
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
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