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 24 April 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.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 181 249 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.22% 17.07% 15.86%
As % of the Vendors category 27.63% 32.01% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 137 97
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.70 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.32 £32.50 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
655 778 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.85% 53.32% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 399 301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 33
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.29 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £45.00 £54.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Guildford +2 33 £394 +14.96% 9
Redhill +2 18 £520 +66.40% 5
Staines +2 11 £413 +3.12% 2
Woking +12 9 £216 -38.21% 11
Reigate +6 9 £450 +23.28% 2
Camberley -5 8 £394 +16.66% 1
Cobham -2 6 £395 +1.28%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £405 -
Egham -4 3 £375 -25.00% 2
Weybridge - 3 - - 1
Epsom -10 2 £268 -16.40% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Farnham +2 1 £525 +328.57% 1
Chertsey 0 1 - -
Leatherhead -12 1 £500 +270.37% 6
Whyteleafe - 1 £400 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 147 (40.50%) MS Excel
2 128 (35.26%) Windows
3 92 (25.34%) Active Directory
4 80 (22.04%) SQL Server
5 76 (20.94%) MS Office
6 73 (20.11%) SQL
7 69 (19.01%) .NET
8 54 (14.88%) C#
9 50 (13.77%) Finance
10 46 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (12.40%) VMware
12 42 (11.57%) ITIL
13 39 (10.74%) CRM
13 39 (10.74%) Windows 7
14 38 (10.47%) MS Exchange
14 38 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
15 37 (10.19%) MS Visio
15 37 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (9.92%) Migration
16 36 (9.92%) Degree
17 35 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (9.64%) Oracle
18 32 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
18 32 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (8.26%) SharePoint
19 30 (8.26%) DNS
20 29 (7.99%) Security Cleared
20 29 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (7.71%) Linux
22 27 (7.44%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 38 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.96%) Lync
4 17 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.65%) JBoss
8 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.38%) IIS
8 5 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.83%) CMS
10 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.55%) TPMS
11 2 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 147 (40.50%) MS Excel
2 76 (20.94%) MS Office
3 38 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (10.19%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.58%) MS Project
6 3 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 32 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.03%) SAP SRM
3 6 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.55%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.41%) Office 365
2 8 (2.20%) SaaS
2 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.26%) DNS
2 26 (7.16%) SAN
3 24 (6.61%) Firewall
4 23 (6.34%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.06%) DHCP
6 18 (4.96%) WAN
7 16 (4.41%) LAN
8 12 (3.31%) NAS
9 10 (2.75%) Internet
9 10 (2.75%) VPN
10 8 (2.20%) HTTP
11 6 (1.65%) VoIP
11 6 (1.65%) FTP
12 5 (1.38%) SSH
13 4 (1.10%) VLAN
13 4 (1.10%) Intranet
13 4 (1.10%) Wireless
13 4 (1.10%) LDAP
13 4 (1.10%) Broadband
13 4 (1.10%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.86%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.83%) OLTP
13 3 (0.83%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.83%) MySQL
13 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 26 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.93%) Selenium
4 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.10%) NUnit
5 3 (0.83%) JIRA
6 2 (0.55%) CaliberRM
6 2 (0.55%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.55%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.55%) MSTest
6 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.28%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.28%) Toad
7 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (13.77%) Finance
2 14 (3.86%) Retail
3 11 (3.03%) Marketing
4 10 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.65%) Legal
5 6 (1.65%) Publishing
6 5 (1.38%) Banking
7 4 (1.10%) Local Government
7 4 (1.10%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (21.76%) Analyst
2 64 (17.63%) Developer
3 31 (8.54%) Administrator
4 23 (6.34%) Support Engineer
5 20 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (5.23%) Architect
7 17 (4.68%) CRM Developer
7 17 (4.68%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.68%) Data Analyst
8 16 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (4.13%) Desktop Support
10 14 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 14 (3.86%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.86%) Consultant
10 14 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.58%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Developer
12 12 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.01%) .NET
2 22 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 21 (5.79%) Web Services
4 20 (5.51%) XML
5 14 (3.86%) WCF
6 13 (3.58%) .NET Framework
7 12 (3.31%) HTML
8 11 (3.03%) CSS
9 10 (2.75%) Application Packaging
9 10 (2.75%) Middleware
9 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.20%) REST
11 7 (1.93%) JSON
11 7 (1.93%) jQuery
12 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (1.38%) WPF
13 4 (1.10%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.10%) HTML5
14 3 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.86%) PKI
3 12 (3.31%) Clustering
4 9 (2.48%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.93%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.65%) Replication
7 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.38%) BYOD
8 5 (1.38%) User Experience
9 4 (1.10%) iPhone
9 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.83%) iPad
10 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.83%) DataPower
10 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 128 (35.26%) Windows
2 39 (10.74%) Windows 7
3 32 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (7.71%) Linux
5 24 (6.61%) UNIX
6 23 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.13%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.93%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.93%) Solaris
12 6 (1.65%) Android
12 6 (1.65%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.83%) AIX
13 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.55%) SUSE
15 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (11.57%) ITIL
3 39 (10.74%) CRM
4 36 (9.92%) Migration
5 24 (6.61%) Change Management
5 24 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (6.34%) Scrum
7 21 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.79%) Project Management
8 20 (5.51%) Incident Management
9 16 (4.41%) Time Management
10 15 (4.13%) Data Governance
10 15 (4.13%) Capacity Management
10 15 (4.13%) Data Modelling
10 15 (4.13%) MVC
11 14 (3.86%) Data Migration
11 14 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.58%) PRINCE2
13 12 (3.31%) Service Management
13 12 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 73 (20.11%) SQL
2 54 (14.88%) C#
3 27 (7.44%) Java
4 22 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.58%) VB
7 12 (3.31%) VBScript
8 11 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.75%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.93%) C
10 7 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.83%) Perl
11 3 (0.83%) VBA
12 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.55%) C++
12 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) R
13 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.28%) Python
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (9.92%) Degree
2 35 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (7.99%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.89%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.58%) MCSE
6 10 (2.75%) MBA
6 10 (2.75%) MCP
7 9 (2.48%) CCNA
7 9 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.20%) ISEB
9 7 (1.93%) MCTS
10 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.65%) MCITP
10 6 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.65%) PMP
10 6 (1.65%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.38%) APMP
11 5 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.10%) CISSP
12 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) Solvency II
2 8 (2.20%) SLA
3 4 (1.10%) QA
4 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (25.34%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.10%) NFS
6 4 (1.10%) vSphere
6 4 (1.10%) XenApp
6 4 (1.10%) UAG
7 3 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.83%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.55%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (6.89%) SCOM
2 23 (6.34%) SCCM
3 15 (4.13%) SCSM
4 14 (3.86%) SCOrch
5 11 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 11 (3.03%) WSUS
6 6 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Intune
7 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.55%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.28%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.28%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (12.40%) VMware
2 35 (9.64%) Oracle
3 27 (7.44%) SAP
4 18 (4.96%) Cisco
5 16 (4.41%) NetApp
6 14 (3.86%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.58%) HP
7 13 (3.58%) Business Objects
8 12 (3.31%) Citrix
8 12 (3.31%) Apple
9 11 (3.03%) Ariba
10 8 (2.20%) Sun
11 7 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.65%) Symantec
12 6 (1.65%) Informatica
12 6 (1.65%) Juniper
13 5 (1.38%) Dell
13 5 (1.38%) BMC
14 4 (1.10%) Veritas
14 4 (1.10%) EMC
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + free parking and lunch
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £53 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £473.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day + 12 Week Contract
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago