Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 101 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 - £225
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1491 1354 1458
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 96.16% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 781 740
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 82 146
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -15.94% +9.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £40.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.01
% change year-on-year -7.50% -4.78% +2.46%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Consultant in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Watford - 2 - -
Hatfield - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Consultant
East of England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) U-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) U-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec