The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Microsoft Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Consultant
Rank 59 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.18% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.50
Microsoft Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
545 835 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.98% 96.20% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 566 495
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 32
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Microsoft 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 across the Wales region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft