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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 54 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.59% 2.67% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.88% 10.27% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 6
Median daily rate £350 £285 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £380 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.15% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £14.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £24.95 £18.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
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
344 331 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.24% 26.00% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 192 167
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Median hourly rate £46.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.50 £50.44 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 May 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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 May 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 +5 8 - - 3
Redhill +4 8 £350 - 1
Staines -1 7 £550 -
Camberley -8 2 £425 +63.46% 1
Guildford -7 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £325 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 56 (80.00%) MCSE
2 49 (70.00%) Windows
3 48 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
5 31 (44.29%) Windows Server
6 30 (42.86%) VMware
7 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (32.86%) MS Office
11 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
12 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 19 (27.14%) MCSA
13 19 (27.14%) WSUS
14 18 (25.71%) SCCM
14 18 (25.71%) Citrix
14 18 (25.71%) NetBackup
15 17 (24.29%) ITIL
15 17 (24.29%) vSphere
16 16 (22.86%) Windows 7
16 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
16 16 (22.86%) MCP
17 15 (21.43%) HP
17 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 15 (21.43%) Intel Security
17 15 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
18 14 (20.00%) Backup Exec
18 14 (20.00%) DNS
18 14 (20.00%) DHCP
18 14 (20.00%) LAN

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 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Office
2 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Office 365
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.71%) IaaS
5 4 (5.71%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 14 (20.00%) DHCP
2 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) LAN
3 13 (18.57%) Firewall
4 11 (15.71%) WAN
5 7 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (1.43%) Extranet
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.43%) SMTP
8 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.43%) VoIP
8 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Ant
2 5 (7.14%) Hudson
2 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 5 (7.14%) Maven
2 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Local Government
2 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Server Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Desktop Support
4 11 (15.71%) Server Support
4 11 (15.71%) Server Support Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Wintel Support
5 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
9 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (1.43%) ODBC
2 1 (1.43%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) WCF
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.29%) Clustering
5 3 (4.29%) Contactless
6 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.43%) AS400
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (70.00%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Windows Server
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.43%) Linux
8 5 (7.14%) VMS
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.29%) Unix
10 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.00%) CRM
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.57%) DevOps
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.14%) Service Management
5 5 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.14%) Use Case
6 4 (5.71%) Information Security
6 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.71%) Logistics
6 4 (5.71%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.71%) Server Building
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.86%) CMMI
8 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.29%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) Python
3 8 (11.43%) Ruby
4 5 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) Perl
5 3 (4.29%) VBScript
6 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (80.00%) MCSE
2 19 (27.14%) MCSA
3 16 (22.86%) MCP
4 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (15.71%) MCDST
6 8 (11.43%) CCNA
6 8 (11.43%) MCITP
7 5 (7.14%) CCNP
8 4 (5.71%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.71%) DBS Check
8 4 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.86%) CCA
10 2 (2.86%) CISSP
10 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.86%) MCTS
10 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (24.29%) vSphere
4 13 (18.57%) XenApp
5 5 (7.14%) Docker
6 4 (5.71%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) WSUS
2 18 (25.71%) NetBackup
2 18 (25.71%) SCCM
3 15 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 9 (12.86%) Puppet
6 8 (11.43%) Ansible
6 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (8.57%) SCOM
8 4 (5.71%) Sysprep
9 3 (4.29%) BladeLogic
10 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (1.43%) Cacti
11 1 (1.43%) Nagios
11 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.86%) VMware
3 18 (25.71%) Citrix
4 15 (21.43%) HP
4 15 (21.43%) Intel Security
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) Dell
6 5 (7.14%) Splunk
7 4 (5.71%) NetApp
7 4 (5.71%) Remedy
8 3 (4.29%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
10 1 (1.43%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) CA
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) CommVault
10 1 (1.43%) Sybase
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec