The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 627 639 630
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.010% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £364 -
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant within the UK.

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +22 3 £500 +19.04% 1
London +2 2 £500 +13.63% 1
City of London - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Microsoft Infrastructure 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 featuring Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware