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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 133 184 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.65% 13.53% 15.28%
As % of the Vendors category 26.71% 26.74% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 107 112
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
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
498 688 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.38% 50.59% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 422 357
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 60
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.78% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £24.40 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +3 20 £375 +57.89% 9
Staines -6 13 £500 -4.76% 3
Woking -12 11 £393 +4.66% 4
Farnham -6 6 £105 -67.69% 3
Leatherhead +6 5 £145 -69.47% 10
Epsom -1 4 £98 -11.36%
Caterham - 4 - -
Camberley +3 3 £475 -13.63% 1
Cobham +3 3 £350 -16.66%
Egham +7 2 £115 -63.20%
Dorking +2 2 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -9 2 £220 -34.91% 1
Redhill +4 1 £355 - 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 144 (46.15%) Windows
2 88 (28.21%) MS Excel
3 80 (25.64%) MS Office
4 79 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (22.44%) Active Directory
6 68 (21.79%) C#
7 67 (21.47%) .NET
8 55 (17.63%) SQL Server
9 52 (16.67%) SQL
10 47 (15.06%) VMware
11 43 (13.78%) Finance
12 42 (13.46%) PowerShell
12 42 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (12.82%) Windows 7
14 38 (12.18%) SharePoint
15 37 (11.86%) ITIL
15 37 (11.86%) Windows Server
16 35 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (11.22%) Office 365
17 34 (10.90%) MVC
18 32 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (9.62%) XML
20 27 (8.65%) Web Services
20 27 (8.65%) Linux
20 27 (8.65%) MS Exchange
20 27 (8.65%) Project Management
21 25 (8.01%) Scrum
21 25 (8.01%) CRM
22 24 (7.69%) Migration
23 23 (7.37%) Git (software)

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 38 (12.18%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.65%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.73%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.56%) IIS
8 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.60%) CMS
10 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.64%) Apache
12 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.64%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.64%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 88 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 80 (25.64%) MS Office
3 21 (6.73%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.64%) InDesign
7 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.32%) InVision
8 1 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.96%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.22%) Office 365
3 20 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.81%) IaaS
4 15 (4.81%) PaaS
5 5 (1.60%) SaaS
6 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.64%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.73%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.45%) Skype
3 15 (4.81%) DNS
4 14 (4.49%) LAN
4 14 (4.49%) WAN
5 13 (4.17%) Firewall
5 13 (4.17%) SAN
6 11 (3.53%) NAS
7 10 (3.21%) VPN
8 7 (2.24%) VoIP
8 7 (2.24%) Wireless
9 6 (1.92%) FTP
9 6 (1.92%) SMTP
10 5 (1.60%) DHCP
10 5 (1.60%) Internet
11 4 (1.28%) Intranet
11 4 (1.28%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.28%) Network Security
11 4 (1.28%) SNMP
12 3 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.96%) MySQL
6 3 (0.96%) OLAP
6 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.96%) Power BI
6 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.96%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) Lumira
7 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.41%) Selenium
4 19 (6.09%) SpecFlow
5 16 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 15 (4.81%) NUnit
7 12 (3.85%) JIRA
8 10 (3.21%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.56%) MSTest
10 6 (1.92%) Metasploit
11 5 (1.60%) Subversion
12 3 (0.96%) MSI
13 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.32%) Bower
14 1 (0.32%) GitLab
14 1 (0.32%) Grunt
14 1 (0.32%) JSHint
14 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.32%) Trac
General
1 43 (13.78%) Finance
2 22 (7.05%) Advertising
3 15 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.56%) Banking
5 7 (2.24%) Marketing
6 5 (1.60%) Law
7 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.28%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) Billing
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (21.15%) Analyst
2 49 (15.71%) Developer
3 26 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 25 (8.01%) Consultant
5 23 (7.37%) .NET Developer
6 22 (7.05%) Service Analyst
7 19 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.09%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (3.85%) CRM Developer
10 12 (3.85%) IT Support
11 11 (3.53%) Desktop Support
11 11 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.53%) Office 365 Engineer
11 11 (3.53%) PMO Analyst
12 9 (2.88%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (2.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (21.47%) .NET
2 30 (9.62%) XML
3 27 (8.65%) Web Services
4 19 (6.09%) ASP.NET
4 19 (6.09%) HTML
5 17 (5.45%) CSS
6 15 (4.81%) RESTful
7 14 (4.49%) SOAP
8 12 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.21%) COM
10 10 (3.21%) jQuery
10 10 (3.21%) WCF
11 5 (1.60%) Middleware
12 4 (1.28%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.28%) HTML5
12 4 (1.28%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (1.28%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.21%) iPhone
5 10 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.88%) iPad
7 7 (2.24%) Clustering
8 6 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.60%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.96%) CMDB
10 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.96%) FMCG
10 3 (0.96%) Social Media
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 144 (46.15%) Windows
2 40 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 37 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.65%) Linux
5 20 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.17%) Android
7 12 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.53%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.21%) CentOS
10 9 (2.88%) Mac OS X
10 9 (2.88%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.24%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.24%) Unix
13 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.96%) Solaris
15 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (11.86%) ITIL
3 34 (10.90%) MVC
4 27 (8.65%) Project Management
5 25 (8.01%) CRM
5 25 (8.01%) Scrum
6 24 (7.69%) Migration
7 22 (7.05%) Kanban
8 21 (6.73%) DevOps
8 21 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (6.73%) TDD
9 17 (5.45%) BDD
10 16 (5.13%) Asset Management
10 16 (5.13%) Incident Management
11 15 (4.81%) Server Building
12 14 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (4.49%) Waterfall
13 13 (4.17%) Release Management
13 13 (4.17%) Service Management
14 12 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.79%) C#
2 52 (16.67%) SQL
3 42 (13.46%) PowerShell
4 19 (6.09%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.17%) Python
5 13 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.53%) C
6 11 (3.53%) Java
6 11 (3.53%) Perl
7 9 (2.88%) C++
8 4 (1.28%) PHP
8 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.96%) VB
10 2 (0.64%) ABAP
10 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (6.09%) Degree
2 18 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.85%) MCSE
3 12 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.21%) MCP
5 7 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.92%) CCNA
6 6 (1.92%) ISEB
6 6 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.60%) CISSP
7 5 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.28%) GIAC
8 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.28%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.96%) CEH
9 3 (0.96%) LPIC
9 3 (0.96%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) QA
2 8 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.60%) SLA
5 4 (1.28%) ISO 9000
5 4 (1.28%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.64%) COBIT
7 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 70 (22.44%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.56%) Firmware
6 4 (1.28%) vSphere
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.64%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.32%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (6.73%) SCCM
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
2 7 (2.24%) SCOM
3 5 (1.60%) Ansible
3 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.28%) QRadar
4 4 (1.28%) vRealize
5 2 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.64%) Packer
5 2 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.32%) Cacti
6 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.32%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 47 (15.06%) VMware
2 22 (7.05%) Cisco
3 17 (5.45%) Apple
4 16 (5.13%) Oracle
5 15 (4.81%) SAP
6 12 (3.85%) HP
6 12 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.21%) Citrix
8 9 (2.88%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.88%) Dynatrace
8 9 (2.88%) NetApp
8 9 (2.88%) New Relic
9 8 (2.56%) Dell
9 8 (2.56%) Juniper
10 7 (2.24%) Intel Security
11 6 (1.92%) Altiris
11 6 (1.92%) F5
12 4 (1.28%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.28%) Splunk
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