Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 74 40
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.59% 0.19% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.20% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
County Antrim median daily rate £463 - £450
10th Percentile £421 - £425
90th Percentile £494 - £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £463 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. 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
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 313 510 297
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.79% 95.68% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 387 180
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.15% +12.80%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £163
90th Percentile £513 £538 £478
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -3.03% +15.38% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 34
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.20 £20.15 £27.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -14.75%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in County Antrim

Microsoft Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Consultant in County Antrim

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +29 2 £463 -
Microsoft Consultant
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Microsoft Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft