Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 243 249
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 11 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 17
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £437 £393 £225
90th Percentile £524 £625 £460
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6642 6353 8750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.51% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 5051 6871
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £38.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +9.09%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in the City of London

Microsoft Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Consultant in the City of London

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Contact Management
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (18.18%) Power BI
6 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
1 2 (18.18%) Power BI
1 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Contact Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft