The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.14% 1.71% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 6.52% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £320 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.92 £15.82
% change year-on-year
+50.88% +6.93%
Microsoft Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 368 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.51% 26.27% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 241 99
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £318 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.64% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Surrey region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Surrey region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 5 £190 - 2
Staines -2 4 - -
Egham +8 2 £400 -
Weybridge -4 1 £475 +58.33%
Camberley - 1 £200 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 49 (80.33%) MCSE
2 41 (67.21%) Windows
3 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
4 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
5 26 (42.62%) ITIL
6 22 (36.07%) SCCM
7 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (26.23%) MCP
8 16 (26.23%) MS Office
9 15 (24.59%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
9 15 (24.59%) VMware
9 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
10 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
10 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
10 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
11 13 (21.31%) MCDST
11 13 (21.31%) Citrix
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (19.67%) DNS
12 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (18.03%) Office 365
13 11 (18.03%) LAN
13 11 (18.03%) WAN
13 11 (18.03%) SAN
13 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 11 (18.03%) Python
13 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.39%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Office
2 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.11%) IaaS
3 8 (13.11%) PaaS
4 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.28%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.67%) DNS
3 11 (18.03%) LAN
3 11 (18.03%) SAN
3 11 (18.03%) WAN
4 10 (16.39%) DHCP
5 5 (8.20%) NAS
6 4 (6.56%) Firewall
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 4 (6.56%) MPLS
7 2 (3.28%) Intranet
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Ant
2 3 (4.92%) Hudson
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Maven
2 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Local Government
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Desktop Support
2 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Server Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Server Support
5 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.20%) Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.28%) LAMP
2 2 (3.28%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (3.28%) ODBC
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.64%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) CMDB
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) AS400
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Contactless
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
4 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (18.03%) Linux
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) VMS
9 2 (3.28%) CentOS
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.64%) Unix
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.48%) Project Management
3 7 (11.48%) Server Building
4 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.56%) CRM
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security
7 3 (4.92%) CMMI
7 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps
7 3 (4.92%) SDLC
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.92%) Use Case
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.03%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) Ruby
5 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.11%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) C++
8 2 (3.28%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (80.33%) MCSE
2 16 (26.23%) MCP
3 13 (21.31%) MCDST
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (14.75%) MCSA
6 4 (6.56%) CCIE
6 4 (6.56%) CCNA
6 4 (6.56%) CCNP
6 4 (6.56%) MCITP
7 3 (4.92%) BICSI Certification
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIS
7 3 (4.92%) LPIC
7 3 (4.92%) MCTS
7 3 (4.92%) RHCE
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.28%) RHCA
9 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) XenApp
4 8 (13.11%) Firmware
4 8 (13.11%) vSphere
5 3 (4.92%) Docker
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) Ansible
2 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) SCOM
3 8 (13.11%) NetBackup
4 6 (9.84%) Backup Exec
4 6 (9.84%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (9.84%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 8 (13.11%) Oracle
6 7 (11.48%) Intel Security
7 6 (9.84%) Dell
7 6 (9.84%) Juniper
8 3 (4.92%) Splunk
9 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) Sybase
10 1 (1.64%) AppSense
10 1 (1.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) CA
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Remedy
10 1 (1.64%) Wyse
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