Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Consultant was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 85 108
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.22% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £320 £608 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.33% - -
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1213 1363 1527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 93.45% 96.33% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 703 791
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £205 £206
90th Percentile £576 £537 £525
East of England median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 75 134
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% +1.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.08
90th Percentile £46.50 £52.25 £38.93
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.58 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.95% +2.88% -4.76%

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 28 July 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 - 4 £320 -
Microsoft Consultant
East of England

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (75.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters
2 3 (75.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters