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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Surrey
Rank 70 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.08% 1.69% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 5.71% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Median daily rate £275 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £385 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.79%

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
165 350 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.80% 29.56% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 240 180
Median daily rate £403 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 17
Median hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Staines +2 4 - -
Guildford - 2 £210 - 4
Camberley -1 1 £325 - 1
Epsom - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) MCSE
3 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
4 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (68.42%) CCIE
5 26 (68.42%) MPLS
6 25 (65.79%) Cisco
7 24 (63.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 22 (57.89%) VMware
9 13 (34.21%) Retail
9 13 (34.21%) Network Design
10 12 (31.58%) Network Security
11 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 7 (18.42%) ITIL
13 7 (18.42%) CCNP
14 5 (13.16%) Office 365
14 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
14 5 (13.16%) MS Office
15 4 (10.53%) MCSA
15 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
15 4 (10.53%) Skype
15 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
15 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
16 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
16 3 (7.89%) SCCM

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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) MPLS
2 12 (31.58%) Network Security
3 4 (10.53%) Skype
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (34.21%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Architect
1 26 (68.42%) Infrastructure Architect
2 20 (52.63%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco Architect
5 15 (39.47%) Network Security Architect
5 15 (39.47%) Security Architect
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco Network Architect
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco Security Architect
8 7 (18.42%) Network Architect
9 6 (15.79%) Consultant
9 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 6 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (15.79%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (15.79%) Security Consultant
9 6 (15.79%) VMware Architect
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Consultant
10 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Engineer
11 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Network Design
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) IT Audit
4 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.63%) BCP
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) MVC
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Server Building
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) MCSE
2 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (68.42%) CCIE
4 7 (18.42%) CCNP
5 4 (10.53%) MCSA
6 3 (7.89%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) MCDST
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSD
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 22 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Acronis
5 1 (2.63%) CommVault
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam