Period
to 13 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Windows Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 500 743 794
Rank change year-on-year +243 +51 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Consultant 12 74 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.095% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 68 54
Median daily rate £413 £425 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -8.99% +3.78%
10th Percentile £267 £348 £320
90th Percentile £558 £508 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -2.94% -10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK 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 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 28,345 78,035 88,722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 94.30% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,916 51,816 58,715
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,142 2,556 2,835
Median hourly rate £27.42 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.11% +6.95% +1.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.87 £19.64 £18.00
% change year-on-year +36.81% +9.11% -3.70%

Windows Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Consultant in England

Windows Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Consultant in England.

Daily rate trend for Windows Consultant in England

Windows Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Consultant in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Consultant in England

Windows Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Consultant in England.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Consultant in England

Windows Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
London +176 7 £450 +5.88%
South East +168 2 £400 -11.11%
North of England +119 1 £290 -34.09%
South West +90 1 £575 +29.21%
Midlands +87 1 £413 -2.94%
Yorkshire +78 1 £290 -42.00%
West Midlands +67 1 £413 -5.71%
Windows Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 England region featuring Windows Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (33.33%) Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) AirWatch
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Public Sector
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) French Language
6 2 (16.67%) German Language
6 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
6 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
6 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

Windows Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) Public Sector
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) German Language
2 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) BYOD
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) VMware