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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.71% 1.34% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 8.72% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.18%
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
362 195 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.91% 15.34% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 103 158
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
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 £13.60 £14.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 +8 5 - -
Leatherhead - 3 - - 2
Weybridge - 3 £225 - 1
Guildford - 2 - - 3
Redhill - 2 £350 - 4
Egham - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
3 28 (47.46%) MCSE
4 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
5 22 (37.29%) MCSA
6 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
7 20 (33.90%) VMware
8 18 (30.51%) ITIL
9 16 (27.12%) MCP
9 16 (27.12%) SQL
10 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (22.03%) CRM
11 13 (22.03%) Cisco
12 12 (20.34%) LAN
12 12 (20.34%) MCITP
13 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
13 11 (18.64%) CCNA
13 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (18.64%) C#
13 11 (18.64%) .NET
13 11 (18.64%) Migration
14 10 (16.95%) MS Office
14 10 (16.95%) HP
14 10 (16.95%) Citrix
14 10 (16.95%) DNS
14 10 (16.95%) Degree
14 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
15 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.56%) IIS
3 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.78%) Lync
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Office
2 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) LAN
2 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.95%) DNS
4 9 (15.25%) DHCP
5 8 (13.56%) WAN
5 8 (13.56%) SAN
5 8 (13.56%) Firewall
6 7 (11.86%) VPN
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (6.78%) NAS
7 4 (6.78%) VoIP
8 2 (3.39%) 3G
9 1 (1.69%) MPLS
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.78%) DTS
5 4 (6.78%) OLTP
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.78%) ClearCase
1 4 (6.78%) ClearQuest
1 4 (6.78%) Subversion
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.08%) Japanese Language
2 2 (3.39%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Developer
1 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) DBA
2 6 (10.17%) SQL DBA
2 6 (10.17%) CRM Developer
3 4 (6.78%) IT Support
3 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (6.78%) Analyst
3 4 (6.78%) Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (5.08%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) COM+
4 4 (6.78%) WCF
5 3 (5.08%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (5.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (5.08%) SOAP
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Informatics
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) UNIX
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) CRM
3 11 (18.64%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Workflow
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) B2B
8 3 (5.08%) MVVM
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.78%) VBScript
5 4 (6.78%) VB
5 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) MCSE
2 22 (37.29%) MCSA
3 16 (27.12%) MCP
4 12 (20.34%) MCITP
5 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (18.64%) CCNA
6 10 (16.95%) Degree
7 8 (13.56%) MCTS
8 7 (11.86%) A+ Certification
9 6 (10.17%) MCDBA
10 5 (8.47%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (6.78%) MCAD
11 4 (6.78%) MCSD
12 3 (5.08%) CCNP
12 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (3.39%) CISSP
14 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
14 1 (1.69%) ACSP
14 1 (1.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.47%) vSphere
5 4 (6.78%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) UAG
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCOM
2 3 (5.08%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.39%) SCSM
4 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) VMware
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco
4 10 (16.95%) HP
4 10 (16.95%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) LANDesk
6 3 (5.08%) Mitel
6 3 (5.08%) Avaya
6 3 (5.08%) BMC
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) Lotus
7 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Remedy
8 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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