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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.88% 2.63% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.79% 11.56% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 24
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£375 £348 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £419 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £15.13 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.03%
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
427 294 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.66% 22.74% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 188 150
Average daily rate £425 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.23 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Farnham - 4 - -
Woking +12 3 £375 +7.14%
Redhill - 3 - - 1
Godalming +4 2 - - 1
Leatherhead -7 1 - - 2
Guildford -16 1 £425 +41.66%
Horley - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £338 -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (64.15%) Windows
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (56.60%) MCSE
3 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
4 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
5 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
6 17 (32.08%) SQL
7 14 (26.42%) ITIL
7 14 (26.42%) SCOM
8 13 (24.53%) MCP
8 13 (24.53%) MS Office
8 13 (24.53%) MCTS
9 11 (20.75%) Migration
9 11 (20.75%) MCSA
9 11 (20.75%) CRM
10 10 (18.87%) VMware
10 10 (18.87%) Data Migration
11 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (16.98%) MCITP
11 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
12 8 (15.09%) C#
12 8 (15.09%) .NET
12 8 (15.09%) Citrix
12 8 (15.09%) ISA Server
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.09%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (24.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) Intranet
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) OLTP
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) MS Access
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) SQL DBA
3 6 (11.32%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) DBA
3 6 (11.32%) Server Support
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Support
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) WCF
2 7 (13.21%) WPF
2 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) ODBC
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.77%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Android
5 3 (5.66%) UNIX
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Migration
2 11 (20.75%) CRM
3 10 (18.87%) Data Migration
4 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.77%) ITSM
10 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) Logistics
10 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.89%) IT Asset Management
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) MCSE
2 13 (24.53%) MCP
2 13 (24.53%) MCTS
3 11 (20.75%) MCSA
4 9 (16.98%) MCITP
5 5 (9.43%) A+ Certification
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 4 (7.55%) MCDST
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.77%) CCNP
7 2 (3.77%) CCNA
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.89%) MOS
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) ISA Server
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (11.32%) UAG
4 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) SCOM
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) SCSM
3 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (5.66%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.89%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix
3 8 (15.09%) SolarWinds
4 5 (9.43%) F5
4 5 (9.43%) BMC
4 5 (9.43%) Apple
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) CommVault
7 2 (3.77%) Remedy
7 2 (3.77%) Mitel
8 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Sybase
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) CA
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
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