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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.03% 1.34% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 7.39% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 22
Average daily rate
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£334 £268 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.76% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £146 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £306
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +36.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.95%
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
343 230 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.76% 18.17% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 130 150
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £48.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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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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
Staines +9 7 - - 1
Guildford - 3 £310 - 4
Leatherhead - 3 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £350 -
Egham - 1 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £225 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 37 (58.73%) Windows
3 30 (47.62%) MCSE
4 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 21 (33.33%) MCSA
5 21 (33.33%) VMware
6 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
7 18 (28.57%) ITIL
8 16 (25.40%) MCP
9 15 (23.81%) SQL
9 15 (23.81%) CRM
10 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 14 (22.22%) Cisco
11 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (19.05%) Firewall
12 12 (19.05%) Citrix
12 12 (19.05%) LAN
12 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 11 (17.46%) .NET
13 11 (17.46%) WAN
13 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
13 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (17.46%) CCNA
13 11 (17.46%) Migration
13 11 (17.46%) MCITP
14 10 (15.87%) Degree
14 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
14 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (15.87%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) IIS
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.35%) Lync
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.87%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.05%) LAN
2 12 (19.05%) Firewall
3 11 (17.46%) WAN
4 10 (15.87%) VPN
4 10 (15.87%) DNS
5 9 (14.29%) DHCP
6 7 (11.11%) VoIP
6 7 (11.11%) SAN
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (6.35%) NAS
8 3 (4.76%) Broadband
9 2 (3.17%) 3G
10 1 (1.59%) MPLS
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.59%) Network Security
10 1 (1.59%) Wireless
10 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.35%) DTS
6 4 (6.35%) OLTP
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.59%) OLAP
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.35%) ClearCase
1 4 (6.35%) ClearQuest
1 4 (6.35%) Subversion
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.76%) Japanese Language
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Automotive
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.52%) DBA
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.94%) CRM Developer
6 4 (6.35%) IT Support
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Network Support
8 2 (3.17%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) COM+
3 4 (6.35%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) WCF
4 3 (4.76%) WPF
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Informatics
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Linux
6 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.94%) UNIX
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) CRM
3 11 (17.46%) Migration
4 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) B2B
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.17%) Time Management
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) VBScript
5 4 (6.35%) VB
5 4 (6.35%) VB6
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) MCSE
2 21 (33.33%) MCSA
3 16 (25.40%) MCP
4 11 (17.46%) CCNA
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (17.46%) MCITP
5 10 (15.87%) Degree
6 9 (14.29%) MCTS
7 7 (11.11%) A+ Certification
8 6 (9.52%) MCDBA
9 5 (7.94%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.35%) MCAD
10 4 (6.35%) MCSD
10 4 (6.35%) CISSP
11 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.76%) CCNP
12 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) UAG
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.17%) SCSM
4 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Cisco
4 12 (19.05%) Citrix
5 10 (15.87%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) IBM
6 4 (6.35%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.76%) Mitel
7 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.76%) Avaya
7 3 (4.76%) BMC
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) NetApp
8 2 (3.17%) Lotus
8 2 (3.17%) Tufin
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
9 1 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
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