The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 180 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.94% 11.90% 16.62%
As % of the Vendors category 27.11% 25.84% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 102 107
Average daily rate £345 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £168 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.78 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £53.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 658 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.10% 46.08% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 357 319
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 27 24
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.28 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Surrey region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Surrey region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford +11 19 £338 -10.00% 16
Redhill -3 16 £370 - 8
Leatherhead -4 14 £475 +18.75% 4
Staines +9 12 £488 +50.00% 5
Reigate -4 9 £275 -42.10% 5
Epsom +7 6 £190 - 6
Woking +2 6 £213 -0.58% 7
Camberley +1 4 £550 +35.80% 2
Weybridge +1 4 - - 2
Chertsey - 3 £345 -
Cobham +1 2 £383 +12.50% 1
Dorking +1 2 £150 -44.44%
Egham -5 2 £69 -81.73% 5
Farnham - 2 - - 4
Tadworth - 1 £525 - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft 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.

1 144 (39.56%) Windows
2 120 (32.97%) MS Excel
3 103 (28.30%) SQL
4 98 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 80 (21.98%) Active Directory
6 78 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (21.15%) Windows Server
8 69 (18.96%) .NET
9 68 (18.68%) C#
10 57 (15.66%) Linux
11 56 (15.38%) Finance
12 54 (14.84%) ITIL
13 51 (14.01%) MS Office
14 48 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (12.36%) CRM
16 44 (12.09%) Degree
17 43 (11.81%) PowerShell
18 42 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 42 (11.54%) VMware
19 41 (11.26%) Oracle
20 40 (10.99%) JavaScript
20 40 (10.99%) HTML
20 40 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
21 38 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (10.16%) SCCM
22 37 (10.16%) Migration
23 36 (9.89%) ASP.NET
24 35 (9.62%) CSS
25 34 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
25 34 (9.34%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.42%) IIS
3 26 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.30%) JBoss
6 12 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.47%) CMS
9 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.65%) Node.js
11 6 (1.65%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 120 (32.97%) MS Excel
2 51 (14.01%) MS Office
3 16 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.92%) MS Project
5 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.27%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.20%) SAP SRM
3 5 (1.37%) Maximo
4 4 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.10%) HFM
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.55%) Primavera
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.02%) Office 365
5 4 (1.10%) IaaS
5 4 (1.10%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.42%) SAN
2 22 (6.04%) VPN
3 19 (5.22%) Firewall
4 17 (4.67%) DNS
5 15 (4.12%) LAN
6 13 (3.57%) WAN
7 12 (3.30%) DHCP
7 12 (3.30%) VoIP
8 11 (3.02%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.92%) FTP
10 6 (1.65%) Internet
10 6 (1.65%) Intranet
10 6 (1.65%) Network Security
11 5 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.37%) NAS
11 5 (1.37%) SMTP
12 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.10%) Extranet
12 4 (1.10%) SSL
12 4 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.47%) MS Access
8 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.37%) MySQL
10 5 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.10%) DB2
11 4 (1.10%) DTS
11 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (7.97%) Git (software)
1 29 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.04%) Subversion
4 20 (5.49%) Jenkins
5 19 (5.22%) Selenium
6 16 (4.40%) Ant
6 16 (4.40%) Hudson
6 16 (4.40%) JIRA
6 16 (4.40%) Maven
7 10 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.47%) NUnit
9 8 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.10%) Bower
11 4 (1.10%) Grunt
11 4 (1.10%) Metasploit
11 4 (1.10%) Moq
11 4 (1.10%) MSTest
11 4 (1.10%) ReSharper
General
1 56 (15.38%) Finance
2 15 (4.12%) Banking
3 10 (2.75%) Advertising
4 7 (1.92%) Military
5 6 (1.65%) Marketing
5 6 (1.65%) Retail
6 5 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.10%) Games
7 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (21.43%) Developer
2 44 (12.09%) Analyst
3 34 (9.34%) Support Engineer
4 31 (8.52%) Consultant
5 28 (7.69%) Architect
6 27 (7.42%) .NET Developer
7 24 (6.59%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.32%) Support Analyst
9 22 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (5.49%) Administrator
10 20 (5.49%) SQL Developer
11 19 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.57%) Desktop Support
15 12 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
15 12 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
16 11 (3.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.96%) .NET
2 40 (10.99%) HTML
3 36 (9.89%) ASP.NET
4 35 (9.62%) CSS
5 30 (8.24%) Web Services
6 21 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (5.49%) jQuery
8 18 (4.95%) .NET Framework
8 18 (4.95%) XML
9 17 (4.67%) HTML5
10 16 (4.40%) REST
10 16 (4.40%) WCF
11 12 (3.30%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.47%) ADO.NET
12 9 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (2.20%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.20%) SOAP
13 8 (2.20%) XSLT
14 7 (1.92%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.34%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.57%) Clustering
7 10 (2.75%) Smart Meter
8 9 (2.47%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.47%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.92%) Smartcard
10 6 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.37%) PKI
11 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.10%) Replication
12 4 (1.10%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 144 (39.56%) Windows
2 77 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 57 (15.66%) Linux
4 48 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 25 (6.87%) Unix
8 22 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.85%) VMS
10 12 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 11 (3.02%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.75%) Android
13 8 (2.20%) AIX
13 8 (2.20%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.65%) CentOS
14 6 (1.65%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.37%) Solaris
16 3 (0.82%) Debian
16 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (14.84%) ITIL
3 45 (12.36%) CRM
4 37 (10.16%) Migration
5 31 (8.52%) MVC
6 28 (7.69%) Service Management
7 27 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (6.87%) DevOps
9 21 (5.77%) Project Management
10 18 (4.95%) BDD
10 18 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 18 (4.95%) Waterfall
11 17 (4.67%) Scrum
11 17 (4.67%) Test Automation
12 16 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.12%) Software Deployment
13 15 (4.12%) Use Case
14 14 (3.85%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.57%) Integration Testing
15 13 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.30%) SQL
2 68 (18.68%) C#
3 43 (11.81%) PowerShell
4 40 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.87%) Python
6 16 (4.40%) Ruby
7 14 (3.85%) Java
8 13 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.30%) C
9 12 (3.30%) VB
10 8 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.65%) VBScript
12 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.10%) Perl
13 4 (1.10%) PHP
13 4 (1.10%) VB6
13 4 (1.10%) VBA
14 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) C++
15 1 (0.27%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 44 (12.09%) Degree
2 32 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (6.04%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.77%) MCSE
5 20 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 19 (5.22%) MCP
7 13 (3.57%) CISSP
8 11 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.75%) DBS Check
10 9 (2.47%) CISM
11 7 (1.92%) CCNA
11 7 (1.92%) CISA
11 7 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.92%) IISP
12 6 (1.65%) MCITP
12 6 (1.65%) MCSA
13 5 (1.37%) ISEB
14 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.82%) MBA
14 3 (0.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.69%) SLA
2 16 (4.40%) QA
3 9 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.92%) Def Stans
4 7 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.92%) ISO27005
4 7 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.65%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (1.65%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.10%) COBIT
6 4 (1.10%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.27%) HL7
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 80 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.85%) Docker
6 12 (3.30%) vSphere
7 7 (1.92%) ISA Server
7 7 (1.92%) XenApp
8 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (10.16%) SCCM
2 26 (7.14%) Puppet
3 20 (5.49%) SCOM
4 18 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.85%) Ansible
6 12 (3.30%) WSUS
7 10 (2.75%) Simpana
8 8 (2.20%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.92%) Sysprep
10 6 (1.65%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.37%) Control-M
11 5 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.37%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.10%) Cacti
12 4 (1.10%) Nagios
12 4 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 42 (11.54%) VMware
2 41 (11.26%) Oracle
3 23 (6.32%) Citrix
4 21 (5.77%) Dell
5 19 (5.22%) Cisco
6 18 (4.95%) IBM
7 16 (4.40%) CommVault
7 16 (4.40%) SAP
7 16 (4.40%) Splunk
8 13 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.30%) Intel Security
9 12 (3.30%) NetApp
10 11 (3.02%) HP
11 10 (2.75%) Symantec
12 9 (2.47%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (2.20%) Ariba
13 8 (2.20%) Barracuda Networks
13 8 (2.20%) EMC
14 7 (1.92%) Apple
14 7 (1.92%) Sun
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Rate: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago
Tadworth
iKas International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago