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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.95% 2.79% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.26% 13.81% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +55.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.05 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £17.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +11.12%
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
231 268 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.33% 20.20% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 181 116
Average daily rate £388 £363 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £489 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.13 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.25 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Horley - 2 - - 1
Redhill - 2 - - 6
Woking -1 1 £300 -14.28% 2
Guildford -10 1 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £135 -
Egham - 1 - - 3
Epsom - - - - 2
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (75.00%) Windows
3 29 (65.91%) MCSE
4 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 14 (31.82%) MS Office
7 13 (29.55%) ITIL
8 12 (27.27%) SCOM
8 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 11 (25.00%) MCP
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) VMware
10 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
10 9 (20.45%) MCITP
11 8 (18.18%) Degree
11 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.18%) ISA Server
12 7 (15.91%) MCSA
12 7 (15.91%) Firewall
12 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
12 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (15.91%) SCCM
13 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
13 6 (13.64%) Finance
13 6 (13.64%) MCDST
13 6 (13.64%) Windows XP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (31.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) VPN
3 5 (11.36%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) Wireless
5 3 (6.82%) VoIP
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) ISDN
7 1 (2.27%) PSTN
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.27%) Intranet
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.82%) OLTP
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) MS Access
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Deskside Support
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) IT Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) DBA
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) WAP
2 2 (4.55%) WSDL
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) ODBC
3 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) CMDB
4 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) AS400
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) Wiki
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) BCP
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Logistics
7 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) MCSE
2 11 (25.00%) MCP
3 9 (20.45%) MCITP
4 8 (18.18%) Degree
5 7 (15.91%) MCSA
6 6 (13.64%) MCDST
7 5 (11.36%) MCTS
8 4 (9.09%) A+ Certification
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.55%) CCNP
10 2 (4.55%) CCNA
11 1 (2.27%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (2.27%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (11.36%) UAG
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.27%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCOM
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (6.82%) WSUS
4 3 (6.82%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.82%) SCSM
4 3 (6.82%) Sysprep
5 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) F5
5 4 (9.09%) BMC
5 4 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) CommVault
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) CODA
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
Horley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul s Catholic College
Rate: From £15,189 to £15,882 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago