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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.65% 1.72% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 6.48% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £405 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.79 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +10.23%
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
296 355 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.09% 26.49% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 220 107
Median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £13.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.19 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 July 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 July 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
Staines +1 8 - -
Woking - 8 £190 - 2
Egham +4 2 £400 -
Redhill -9 2 - -
Weybridge -13 1 £475 +111.11%
Camberley - 1 £200 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (75.34%) MCSE
2 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
3 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
4 26 (35.62%) ITIL
5 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (31.51%) SCCM
7 21 (28.77%) MS Office
7 21 (28.77%) VMware
8 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
8 19 (26.03%) Windows Server
9 18 (24.66%) MCP
9 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
9 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (23.29%) Citrix
11 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
11 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
11 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
12 15 (20.55%) Linux
12 15 (20.55%) SQL
13 14 (19.18%) DNS
13 14 (19.18%) LAN
13 14 (19.18%) XenApp
13 14 (19.18%) Office 365
13 14 (19.18%) MCDST
14 13 (17.81%) MCSA
15 12 (16.44%) WAN
15 12 (16.44%) Python
15 12 (16.44%) DHCP

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 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
3 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.74%) Apache
6 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (28.77%) MS Office
2 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Office 365
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.96%) IaaS
3 8 (10.96%) PaaS
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.74%) SaaS
7 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
2 14 (19.18%) DNS
2 14 (19.18%) LAN
3 12 (16.44%) DHCP
3 12 (16.44%) WAN
4 11 (15.07%) SAN
5 9 (12.33%) Firewall
6 4 (5.48%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) NAS
7 2 (2.74%) Intranet
7 2 (2.74%) VPN
8 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Ant
2 4 (5.48%) Hudson
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Maven
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Back Office
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Games
2 1 (1.37%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Desktop Support
3 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Server Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Server Support
4 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Wintel Support
7 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (2.74%) ODBC
3 2 (2.74%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (2.74%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) WCF
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) CMDB
5 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.74%) AS400
6 2 (2.74%) Contactless
6 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (26.03%) Windows Server
4 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
6 15 (20.55%) Linux
7 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.48%) Unix
8 4 (5.48%) VMS
9 2 (2.74%) CentOS
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
3 10 (13.70%) Project Management
4 7 (9.59%) CRM
4 7 (9.59%) Server Building
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps
7 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.48%) Information Security
7 4 (5.48%) Service Management
7 4 (5.48%) Software Deployment
7 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.48%) Use Case
8 3 (4.11%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) Ruby
5 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) Perl
6 5 (6.85%) C#
7 4 (5.48%) C
7 4 (5.48%) VB
8 3 (4.11%) VBScript
9 2 (2.74%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) Java
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (75.34%) MCSE
2 18 (24.66%) MCP
3 14 (19.18%) MCDST
4 13 (17.81%) MCSA
5 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (13.70%) MCITP
7 7 (9.59%) CCNA
8 5 (6.85%) CCNP
9 4 (5.48%) MCTS
9 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
10 3 (4.11%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (4.11%) Degree
10 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
10 3 (4.11%) JNCIS
10 3 (4.11%) LPIC
10 3 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (4.11%) RHCE
10 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.18%) XenApp
4 11 (15.07%) vSphere
5 7 (9.59%) Firmware
6 4 (5.48%) Docker
6 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) SCCM
2 11 (15.07%) NetBackup
3 10 (13.70%) Ansible
3 10 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (13.70%) Puppet
3 10 (13.70%) WSUS
4 9 (12.33%) Backup Exec
4 9 (12.33%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (12.33%) SCOM
5 3 (4.11%) BladeLogic
5 3 (4.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 17 (23.29%) Citrix
4 12 (16.44%) HP
5 10 (13.70%) Intel Security
6 8 (10.96%) Cisco
6 8 (10.96%) Oracle
7 7 (9.59%) Dell
8 6 (8.22%) Juniper
9 4 (5.48%) Splunk
10 3 (4.11%) NetApp
10 3 (4.11%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.11%) Remedy
11 2 (2.74%) EMC
11 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.74%) Sybase
12 1 (1.37%) AppSense
12 1 (1.37%) Avaya
12 1 (1.37%) CA
12 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint