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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 58 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.95% 2.63% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.66% 9.55% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 9
Average daily rate £425 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.49% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £140 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.30 £14.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £38.25 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
366 377 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.66% 27.54% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 192 179
Average daily rate £463 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.68% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.50 £14.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.44 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill +3 9 £350 -
Woking +1 6 - - 4
Guildford -6 5 £450 +24.13% 3
Staines -1 4 £550 -
Egham +4 3 - -
Camberley -9 2 £425 +63.46%
Weybridge - 2 £513 -
Walton-on-Thames 0 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £325 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 48 (81.36%) MCSE
2 43 (72.88%) Windows
3 42 (71.19%) Active Directory
4 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
5 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
6 26 (44.07%) VMware
6 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (37.29%) WSUS
9 22 (37.29%) MCSA
9 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
10 20 (33.90%) NetBackup
11 19 (32.20%) MS Office
12 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
12 18 (30.51%) Intel Security
12 18 (30.51%) McAfee ePO
13 16 (27.12%) vSphere
13 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (27.12%) MCP
14 15 (25.42%) HP
14 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
15 14 (23.73%) Citrix
15 14 (23.73%) Backup Exec
16 13 (22.03%) SCCM
17 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
17 12 (20.34%) DNS
17 12 (20.34%) DHCP
17 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
18 11 (18.64%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.78%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (32.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) DHCP
1 12 (20.34%) DNS
1 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) Firewall
2 11 (18.64%) LAN
3 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 6 (10.17%) VPN
5 4 (6.78%) SAN
6 1 (1.69%) Extranet
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.69%) VoIP
6 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Ant
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.47%) Hudson
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
1 5 (8.47%) Maven
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Games
2 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Server Engineer
4 11 (18.64%) Support Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (18.64%) Wintel Support
5 10 (16.95%) Desktop Support
5 10 (16.95%) Server Support
5 10 (16.95%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Network Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 4 (6.78%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.69%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) WCF
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.56%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.08%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Contactless
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (72.88%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
3 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.56%) Linux
8 5 (8.47%) VMS
8 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.08%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) DevOps
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Change Control
4 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.47%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) Service Management
4 5 (8.47%) Software Deployment
4 5 (8.47%) Use Case
5 4 (6.78%) Logistics
5 4 (6.78%) Open Source
5 4 (6.78%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.78%) Web Development
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.08%) Server Building
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.56%) VB
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) Python
4 5 (8.47%) Ruby
5 3 (5.08%) VBScript
6 2 (3.39%) C
7 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (81.36%) MCSE
2 22 (37.29%) MCSA
3 16 (27.12%) MCP
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.56%) CCNA
5 8 (13.56%) MCITP
6 7 (11.86%) MCDST
7 5 (8.47%) DBS Check
8 4 (6.78%) A+ Certification
8 4 (6.78%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.39%) CCA
10 2 (3.39%) CCNP
10 2 (3.39%) CISSP
10 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 42 (71.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (27.12%) vSphere
4 10 (16.95%) XenApp
5 5 (8.47%) Docker
5 5 (8.47%) ISA Server
6 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) WSUS
2 20 (33.90%) NetBackup
3 18 (30.51%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (23.73%) Backup Exec
5 13 (22.03%) SCCM
6 9 (15.25%) Puppet
7 6 (10.17%) SCOM
8 5 (8.47%) Ansible
8 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (8.47%) Sysprep
9 4 (6.78%) Cacti
9 4 (6.78%) Nagios
9 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (5.08%) BladeLogic
11 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.07%) VMware
3 18 (30.51%) Intel Security
4 15 (25.42%) HP
5 14 (23.73%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) Dell
6 5 (8.47%) Splunk
7 4 (6.78%) CommVault
7 4 (6.78%) NetApp
7 4 (6.78%) Rackspace
7 4 (6.78%) Remedy
7 4 (6.78%) Symantec
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco
8 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) AppSense
10 1 (1.69%) Aruba
10 1 (1.69%) CA
10 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.69%) Wyse
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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