Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 197 185
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Consultant 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.059% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.03% -4.69%
10th Percentile £365 £340 £361
90th Percentile £485 £450 £459
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.06% +5.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.75 - £45.00

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 4,801 4,758 4,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 94.16% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,829 2,741 2,672
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £191 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 369 380
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.19% -11.81% -5.07%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.13 £11.24
90th Percentile £48.65 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -11 1 £500 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 - -
Windows Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Mercator
2 1 (33.33%) VMware