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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 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.

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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 234 178 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.67% 12.85% 16.75%
As % of the Vendors category 31.79% 27.51% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 102 131
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £253 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.13 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £36.32 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
736 647 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.59% 46.71% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 351 399
Median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 43
Median hourly rate £28.75 £15.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.53% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.75 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 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
Guildford 0 35 £375 -3.22% 17
Staines +5 23 £575 +39.39% 3
Woking +3 18 £425 +96.53% 16
Weybridge +5 15 £513 - 2
Epsom +8 12 £190 -28.97% 1
Redhill -7 12 £355 -31.73% 4
Leatherhead -15 11 £500 - 4
Egham +8 6 £225 -40.00% 4
Cobham 0 4 £381 -3.48% 1
Camberley -15 4 £338 -14.55% 1
Chertsey +4 2 £138 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 2 £328 -18.97% 1
Reigate -4 2 £225 -50.00% 4
Walton-on-Thames 0 1 - - 1
Farnham -3 1 - -
Addlestone - 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £325 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 165 (41.25%) Windows
2 120 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 108 (27.00%) Active Directory
4 102 (25.50%) SQL Server
5 82 (20.50%) SQL
6 73 (18.25%) MS Office
7 72 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (16.75%) Windows Server
9 65 (16.25%) C#
10 63 (15.75%) Linux
11 62 (15.50%) Finance
12 60 (15.00%) .NET
13 57 (14.25%) ITIL
14 54 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (11.75%) SCCM
17 45 (11.25%) VMware
18 43 (10.75%) Migration
18 43 (10.75%) CRM
18 43 (10.75%) PowerShell
19 40 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 40 (10.00%) SAN
20 39 (9.75%) Windows 7
21 38 (9.50%) Degree
22 37 (9.25%) SLA
23 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (9.00%) Web Services
24 35 (8.75%) Citrix
24 35 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
25 34 (8.50%) Data Centre

Microsoft
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 34 (8.50%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.25%) IIS
4 13 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.75%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.50%) JBoss
8 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.25%) Node.js
12 4 (1.00%) CMS
12 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.75%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 120 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 73 (18.25%) MS Office
3 16 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.75%) MS Project
5 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.25%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.25%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.25%) Maximo
3 5 (1.25%) ResourceLink
3 5 (1.25%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.75%) Aligne
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Primavera
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.50%) Office 365
4 11 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.25%) IaaS
5 5 (1.25%) PaaS
6 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.00%) SAN
2 29 (7.25%) DNS
3 22 (5.50%) LAN
4 21 (5.25%) VPN
5 20 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.00%) WAN
6 19 (4.75%) DHCP
7 13 (3.25%) Firewall
7 13 (3.25%) SSL
8 11 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (2.75%) NAS
9 7 (1.75%) Intranet
9 7 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (1.50%) Network Security
10 6 (1.50%) SMTP
11 5 (1.25%) FTP
11 5 (1.25%) Internet
11 5 (1.25%) SNMP
12 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.25%) MS Access
7 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.25%) GIS
10 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.75%) DB2
11 3 (0.75%) MySQL
11 3 (0.75%) Power BI
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 24 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.50%) Subversion
4 16 (4.00%) Selenium
5 15 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.00%) Ant
6 12 (3.00%) Hudson
6 12 (3.00%) JIRA
6 12 (3.00%) Maven
7 11 (2.75%) NUnit
8 7 (1.75%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.75%) Bower
9 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.75%) Grunt
9 3 (0.75%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.75%) Moq
9 3 (0.75%) MSTest
9 3 (0.75%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 62 (15.50%) Finance
2 21 (5.25%) Banking
3 14 (3.50%) Retail
4 11 (2.75%) Advertising
5 9 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.75%) Marketing
7 6 (1.50%) Games
7 6 (1.50%) Legal
8 4 (1.00%) Back Office
8 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Local Government
9 3 (0.75%) Military
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (19.50%) Analyst
2 69 (17.25%) Developer
3 39 (9.75%) Architect
4 38 (9.50%) Support Engineer
5 34 (8.50%) Support Analyst
6 32 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 28 (7.00%) C# Developer
8 25 (6.25%) Consultant
9 24 (6.00%) Administrator
10 22 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.75%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (4.75%) SQL Developer
12 17 (4.25%) Desktop Support
12 17 (4.25%) IT Support
13 16 (4.00%) Security Architect
14 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.75%) IT Analyst
14 15 (3.75%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.00%) .NET
2 36 (9.00%) Web Services
3 33 (8.25%) ASP.NET
4 31 (7.75%) HTML
5 28 (7.00%) CSS
6 27 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (4.75%) jQuery
8 18 (4.50%) XML
9 15 (3.75%) HTML5
10 12 (3.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.75%) REST
11 11 (2.75%) WCF
12 9 (2.25%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.00%) ADO.NET
13 8 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.25%) Middleware
15 4 (1.00%) RESTful
15 4 (1.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.50%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.75%) Clustering
4 18 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.75%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.50%) PKI
8 13 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 12 (3.00%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.00%) Driving Licence
9 12 (3.00%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.50%) Cryptography
11 9 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (2.25%) Replication
11 9 (2.25%) Smartcard
12 8 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 8 (2.00%) EMC VNX
12 8 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.50%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 165 (41.25%) Windows
2 67 (16.75%) Windows Server
3 63 (15.75%) Linux
4 54 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (9.75%) Windows 7
7 33 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (6.00%) Unix
10 16 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 13 (3.25%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.75%) VMS
13 9 (2.25%) Windows 10
14 8 (2.00%) Solaris
14 8 (2.00%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.75%) AIX
15 7 (1.75%) Android
15 7 (1.75%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.50%) CentOS
17 2 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (14.25%) ITIL
3 43 (10.75%) CRM
3 43 (10.75%) Migration
4 29 (7.25%) MVC
5 25 (6.25%) DevOps
5 25 (6.25%) Service Management
6 24 (6.00%) Project Management
7 19 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (4.50%) Security Architecture
9 17 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (4.00%) Change Management
10 16 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.00%) Scrum
11 14 (3.50%) BDD
11 14 (3.50%) Information Security
12 13 (3.25%) Test Automation
12 13 (3.25%) TOGAF
13 12 (3.00%) Problem Management
13 12 (3.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.50%) SQL
2 65 (16.25%) C#
3 43 (10.75%) PowerShell
4 30 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.00%) Python
6 18 (4.50%) Java
7 15 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.75%) VB
8 13 (3.25%) Ruby
9 10 (2.50%) C
10 9 (2.25%) VBScript
11 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.75%) Perl
12 3 (0.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) Groovy
14 1 (0.25%) R
14 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (9.50%) Degree
2 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.75%) MCSE
4 20 (5.00%) MCP
5 19 (4.75%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.00%) CISSP
8 10 (2.50%) CISM
9 9 (2.25%) DBS Check
10 8 (2.00%) CISA
10 8 (2.00%) IISP
10 8 (2.00%) MCSA
11 7 (1.75%) CCNA
11 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.75%) MCDST
11 7 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.50%) MCITP
13 5 (1.25%) ISEB
13 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.25%) SLA
2 16 (4.00%) QA
3 12 (3.00%) FIPS 140-2
3 12 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.25%) ISO27005
6 6 (1.50%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (1.50%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.75%) COBIT
8 3 (0.75%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 108 (27.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (5.75%) XenApp
5 11 (2.75%) Docker
5 11 (2.75%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.75%) vSphere
5 11 (2.75%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.25%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.00%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.75%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (11.75%) SCCM
2 23 (5.75%) SCOM
3 22 (5.50%) Puppet
4 15 (3.75%) Simpana
5 14 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.25%) NetBackup
7 11 (2.75%) Ansible
8 9 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (2.00%) WSUS
10 6 (1.50%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.25%) Sysprep
12 4 (1.00%) Cacti
12 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.00%) Nagios
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.75%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.75%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (11.25%) VMware
2 35 (8.75%) Citrix
3 27 (6.75%) Oracle
4 20 (5.00%) CommVault
5 19 (4.75%) Cisco
6 18 (4.50%) EMC
7 17 (4.25%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.25%) Symantec
8 14 (3.50%) Dell
8 14 (3.50%) Dell Compellent
8 14 (3.50%) HP
8 14 (3.50%) IBM
9 13 (3.25%) Intel Security
9 13 (3.25%) NetApp
9 13 (3.25%) Splunk
10 12 (3.00%) SAP
11 10 (2.50%) Sun
12 8 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (2.00%) Brocade
13 7 (1.75%) Altiris
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