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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.68% 1.20% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.06% 5.01% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £399 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £339 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.95%
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
257 339 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.21% 23.99% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 237 123
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking -3 2 £270 -32.50% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 59 (86.76%) MCSE
2 52 (76.47%) Windows
3 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.12%) Windows Server
4 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (39.71%) VMware
6 26 (38.24%) Cisco
7 24 (35.29%) ITIL
8 22 (32.35%) MPLS
8 22 (32.35%) CCIE
9 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 20 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (25.00%) SCCM
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (20.59%) MCP
13 13 (19.12%) MS Office
14 12 (17.65%) SQL
14 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
14 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
15 11 (16.18%) SAN
15 11 (16.18%) CCNP
15 11 (16.18%) Linux
15 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
15 11 (16.18%) Retail
15 11 (16.18%) Network Design
15 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
15 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
16 10 (14.71%) MCDST
16 10 (14.71%) Office 365
16 10 (14.71%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
2 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) IaaS
2 8 (11.76%) PaaS
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) MPLS
2 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.18%) SAN
4 9 (13.24%) DNS
4 9 (13.24%) Network Security
5 8 (11.76%) LAN
5 8 (11.76%) WAN
6 7 (10.29%) DHCP
7 6 (8.82%) NAS
8 4 (5.88%) Firewall
8 4 (5.88%) Internet
9 2 (2.94%) Intranet
10 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Ant
2 1 (1.47%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.18%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Architect
2 25 (36.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (26.47%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (23.53%) Cisco Architect
5 15 (22.06%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (19.12%) Cisco Network Architect
6 13 (19.12%) Network Security Architect
6 13 (19.12%) Security Architect
7 10 (14.71%) Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (13.24%) Cisco Security Architect
9 7 (10.29%) Network Architect
10 6 (8.82%) Consultant
10 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support
11 5 (7.35%) Server Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Server Support
12 4 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
12 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.94%) LAMP
2 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (2.94%) ODBC
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.47%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.47%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.47%) RESTful
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
3 1 (1.47%) WCF
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) CMDB
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Contactless
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 30 (44.12%) Windows Server
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.18%) Linux
4 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) VMS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Network Design
3 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.29%) Server Building
5 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) CRM
7 4 (5.88%) Information Security
8 3 (4.41%) CMMI
8 3 (4.41%) SDLC
9 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.94%) High Availability
9 2 (2.94%) ITSM
9 2 (2.94%) Presales
9 2 (2.94%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.47%) MVC
10 1 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.24%) Python
4 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) Perl
5 7 (10.29%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) C#
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (86.76%) MCSE
2 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (32.35%) CCIE
4 14 (20.59%) MCP
5 11 (16.18%) CCNP
6 10 (14.71%) MCDST
7 4 (5.88%) MCSA
8 3 (4.41%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCNA
8 3 (4.41%) Degree
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.41%) LPIC
8 3 (4.41%) MCITP
8 3 (4.41%) MCTS
8 3 (4.41%) RHCE
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.94%) RHCA
10 1 (1.47%) ECDL
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) Firmware
3 8 (11.76%) XenApp
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Docker
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Ansible
2 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.29%) Puppet
2 7 (10.29%) SCOM
3 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) VMware
3 26 (38.24%) Cisco
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle
6 6 (8.82%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) Juniper
7 4 (5.88%) Dell
7 4 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.94%) Sybase
9 1 (1.47%) Avaya
9 1 (1.47%) CommVault
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp
9 1 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (1.47%) Wyse
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