The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Technical Consultant
Rank 634 631 622
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Technical Consultant 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £388 £471 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £424 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £518 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Windows Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Technical Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Technical Consultant within the UK.

Windows Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Technical Consultant
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -22 10 £388 -17.77% 2
East of England - 6 £333 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £345 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £345 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
South East - 2 £450 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
London -7 1 £485 -8.49%
North West - 1 £425 -
Luton - 1 £265 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 -
Norfolk - 1 £325 -

Windows Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows Technical 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 Windows Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Presales
7 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) WSUS
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Windows Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows Technical 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 Windows Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec