Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 May 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.

Windows Consultant
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 185 176
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Consultant 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.093% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.098% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +23.19% -12.10%
10th Percentile £300 £413 £285
90th Percentile £538 £438 £375
England median daily rate £475 £450 £421
% change year-on-year +5.61% +6.83% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,180 4,091 4,735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 95.18% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,364 2,434 2,758
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £583 £562 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 315 369
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -7.44% +4.88%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.52 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.96 £19.49
% change year-on-year -2.40% -2.72% +11.37%

Windows Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Windows Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Consultant in the East of England

Windows Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Consultant in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Consultant in the East of England

Windows Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Consultant in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Consultant in the East of England

Windows Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Consultant in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Consultant in the East of England

Windows Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Consultant within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Hertfordshire -4 9 £425 -
Norfolk - 2 £455 -
Essex +14 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Windows Consultant
England

Windows Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Windows 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 East of England region featuring Windows Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
3 8 (61.54%) Office 365
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) VBScript
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
7 3 (23.08%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) CESG
8 2 (15.38%) Ivanti
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Altiris
8 2 (15.38%) Computacenter
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Symantec

Windows Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (23.08%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
3 1 (7.69%) Due Diligence
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (61.54%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Control-M
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Altiris
4 2 (15.38%) Computacenter
4 2 (15.38%) Ivanti
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) Mercator
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) SAP