The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Technical Consultant
Rank 576 567 583
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Technical Consultant 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Cyber-Ark