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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.57% 3.19% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.96% 15.61% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £321 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% +28.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £268 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.10 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £16.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -0.47%
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
356 269 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.45% 20.46% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 196 138
Average daily rate £425 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.90 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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
Farnham - 4 - - 3
Redhill - 4 - - 4
Woking -1 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Godalming +6 2 - -
Horley - 2 - -
Guildford -21 1 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £135 -
Cobham - 1 £300 -
Egham - 1 - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - - 2
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 23 October 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 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 32 (59.26%) MCSE
4 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
6 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
7 15 (27.78%) SQL
7 15 (27.78%) MCP
8 14 (25.93%) MCSA
8 14 (25.93%) SCOM
9 13 (24.07%) MS Office
10 12 (22.22%) ITIL
10 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 12 (22.22%) VMware
11 11 (20.37%) ISA Server
11 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
12 10 (18.52%) MCTS
12 10 (18.52%) MCITP
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
13 9 (16.67%) Firewall
14 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
15 7 (12.96%) MCDST
15 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
15 7 (12.96%) SCCM
15 7 (12.96%) Citrix
15 7 (12.96%) DNS
16 6 (11.11%) Migration

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (24.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.85%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) SAN
4 5 (9.26%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) Wireless
5 4 (7.41%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) PSTN
8 1 (1.85%) ISDN
8 1 (1.85%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) Intranet
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) OLTP
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
1 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Server Support
4 5 (9.26%) DBA
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Support
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.41%) WCF
1 4 (7.41%) WPF
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) WAP
3 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) ODBC
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Wiki
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.41%) UNIX
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.85%) Release Management
8 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL V2
8 1 (1.85%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) MCSE
2 15 (27.78%) MCP
3 14 (25.93%) MCSA
4 10 (18.52%) MCTS
4 10 (18.52%) MCITP
5 7 (12.96%) MCDST
6 6 (11.11%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.70%) CCNP
9 2 (3.70%) CCNA
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.85%) MOS
10 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) ISA Server
3 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (11.11%) UAG
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCOM
2 7 (12.96%) SCCM
3 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (7.41%) WSUS
4 3 (5.56%) Sysprep
4 3 (5.56%) SCSM
4 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 7 (12.96%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) BMC
6 5 (9.26%) F5
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco
7 4 (7.41%) HP
8 3 (5.56%) Apple
8 3 (5.56%) CommVault
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Sybase
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) CODA
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) CA
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