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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 82 54
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.60% 1.16% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.39% 5.95% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 17
Average daily rate
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£285 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £146 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.75 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -34.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.30 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.95 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -
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
308 269 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.06% 19.56% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 164 147
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £33.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -50.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £48.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Guildford - 8 £318 - 2
Staines +8 3 - -
Camberley -6 2 £260 +103.92%
Egham - 2 £140 - 2
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £294 -
Weybridge - 1 £225 -
Redhill - 1 £350 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (53.85%) Windows
3 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
4 22 (42.31%) MCSE
5 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
5 19 (36.54%) VMware
6 15 (28.85%) CRM
7 14 (26.92%) MCSA
7 14 (26.92%) ITIL
7 14 (26.92%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) Cisco
9 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (21.15%) DNS
10 11 (21.15%) CCNA
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (21.15%) MCITP
11 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (19.23%) DHCP
11 10 (19.23%) WAN
11 10 (19.23%) C#
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) MS Office
11 10 (19.23%) MCP
11 10 (19.23%) VPN
11 10 (19.23%) Firewall
12 9 (17.31%) Migration
12 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
12 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
12 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
12 9 (17.31%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) IIS
3 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Lync
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
2 10 (19.23%) WAN
2 10 (19.23%) VPN
2 10 (19.23%) Firewall
3 9 (17.31%) LAN
3 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.46%) VoIP
5 6 (11.54%) SAN
6 3 (5.77%) Broadband
6 3 (5.77%) VLAN
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.77%) NAS
7 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.69%) DTS
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.85%) OLTP
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
1 4 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
1 4 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (5.77%) Japanese Language
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) IT Support
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.62%) DBA
4 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) COM+
4 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 2 (3.85%) WPF
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 3 (5.77%) Informatics
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.62%) UNIX
6 5 (9.62%) Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) CRM
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) Migration
4 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) B2B
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.85%) Logistics
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
5 4 (7.69%) VB
5 4 (7.69%) VB6
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) MCSE
2 14 (26.92%) MCSA
3 11 (21.15%) CCNA
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (21.15%) MCITP
4 10 (19.23%) MCP
5 9 (17.31%) A+ Certification
6 8 (15.38%) Degree
7 6 (11.54%) MCTS
7 6 (11.54%) MCDBA
8 5 (9.62%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (7.69%) MCAD
9 4 (7.69%) MCSD
9 4 (7.69%) CISSP
10 3 (5.77%) CCNP
10 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.92%) CCDA
12 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.62%) XenApp
4 4 (7.69%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCOM
2 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.85%) SCSM
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) HP
6 5 (9.62%) Mitel
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
8 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.77%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) Tufin
9 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.85%) Juniper
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Lotus
9 2 (3.85%) Apple
10 1 (1.92%) BMC
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
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