The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 28 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.48% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.50 -
Microsoft Consultant
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
204 286 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.14% 96.95% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 218 86
Average daily rate £425 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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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
Ipswich - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Consultant
East of England

Microsoft Consultant
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft