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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 185 230 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.44% 16.64% 15.04%
As % of the Vendors category 29.65% 31.46% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 116 88
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £47.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
624 731 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.71% 52.89% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 379 281
Average daily rate £390 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 40
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.40% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 32 £338 -6.25% 9
Redhill +6 20 £520 +333.33%
Staines +6 16 £419 +6.34% 6
Cobham -1 10 £425 +8.97%
Camberley -4 10 £395 +17.91%
Woking +8 8 £263 -5.40% 15
Reigate +6 7 £450 +275.00% 8
Egham -4 5 £345 -31.00% 6
Epsom -7 4 £268 -16.40% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £405 -
Weybridge - 4 £500 -
Leatherhead -7 2 £525 +50.00% 10
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - - 1
Farnham +2 1 £525 +346.80% 3
Chertsey 0 1 - - 1
Whyteleafe - 1 £400 - 1
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 135 (38.57%) Windows
2 133 (38.00%) MS Excel
3 91 (26.00%) Active Directory
4 83 (23.71%) SQL Server
5 82 (23.43%) SQL
6 75 (21.43%) MS Office
7 65 (18.57%) .NET
8 50 (14.29%) C#
9 49 (14.00%) Finance
10 44 (12.57%) VMware
10 44 (12.57%) Windows 7
11 43 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (12.00%) Migration
13 38 (10.86%) ITIL
13 38 (10.86%) MS PowerPoint
14 37 (10.57%) Oracle
15 36 (10.29%) MS Exchange
16 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 34 (9.71%) Security Cleared
17 34 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (9.43%) Degree
18 33 (9.43%) MS Visio
18 33 (9.43%) DNS
19 32 (9.14%) SharePoint
20 31 (8.86%) SCOM
21 30 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (8.57%) Linux
22 29 (8.29%) SAP
22 29 (8.29%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.14%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.71%) Lync
4 17 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.57%) IIS
7 8 (2.29%) JBoss
8 7 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.86%) TPMS
12 2 (0.57%) CMS
12 2 (0.57%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.29%) Moodle
13 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 133 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 75 (21.43%) MS Office
3 38 (10.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (9.43%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.71%) MS Project
6 4 (1.14%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.86%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.14%) SAP SRM
3 7 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.86%) Office 365
2 16 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.43%) SaaS
4 5 (1.43%) IaaS
5 2 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.43%) DNS
2 28 (8.00%) SAN
2 28 (8.00%) Firewall
3 23 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.29%) DHCP
5 18 (5.14%) WAN
6 17 (4.86%) NAS
6 17 (4.86%) LAN
7 12 (3.43%) VPN
8 10 (2.86%) HTTP
8 10 (2.86%) Internet
9 9 (2.57%) FTP
10 8 (2.29%) SSH
10 8 (2.29%) VoIP
11 5 (1.43%) Intranet
11 5 (1.43%) LDAP
11 5 (1.43%) VLAN
12 4 (1.14%) Broadband
12 4 (1.14%) Wireless
13 3 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.86%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.14%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.14%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.86%) OLTP
13 3 (0.86%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.86%) MySQL
14 2 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.43%) Selenium
4 4 (1.14%) JIRA
4 4 (1.14%) NUnit
4 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.57%) CaliberRM
5 2 (0.57%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.57%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.57%) MSTest
5 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.29%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) Toad
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 49 (14.00%) Finance
2 12 (3.43%) Retail
3 10 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.29%) Legal
5 7 (2.00%) Banking
6 6 (1.71%) Marketing
6 6 (1.71%) Publishing
7 4 (1.14%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
8 2 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (20.86%) Analyst
2 56 (16.00%) Developer
3 38 (10.86%) Administrator
4 25 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 22 (6.29%) Architect
7 17 (4.86%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.86%) Data Analyst
8 16 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.29%) Consultant
10 14 (4.00%) Desktop Support
10 14 (4.00%) DBA
11 13 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.71%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.43%) SQL DBA
12 12 (3.43%) Service Analyst
13 11 (3.14%) IT Support
13 11 (3.14%) Governance Analyst
13 11 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.57%) .NET
2 23 (6.57%) Web Services
3 20 (5.71%) XML
4 19 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (3.71%) HTML
6 12 (3.43%) WCF
6 12 (3.43%) CSS
7 11 (3.14%) REST
7 11 (3.14%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.86%) JSON
9 9 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.57%) Application Packaging
10 8 (2.29%) Middleware
11 5 (1.43%) jQuery
12 4 (1.14%) SOAP
12 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (0.86%) XSLT
13 3 (0.86%) MDX
14 2 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.29%) PKI
3 13 (3.71%) Clustering
4 11 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (2.29%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.29%) Replication
7 7 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.43%) BYOD
10 4 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.14%) Statistics
10 4 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.86%) iPhone
11 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.86%) NHS
11 3 (0.86%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 135 (38.57%) Windows
2 44 (12.57%) Windows 7
3 34 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (8.57%) Linux
5 28 (8.00%) UNIX
6 27 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.14%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.14%) Solaris
11 6 (1.71%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.43%) Android
13 4 (1.14%) AIX
13 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.57%) SUSE
14 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.00%) Migration
3 38 (10.86%) ITIL
4 29 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (6.57%) CRM
7 22 (6.29%) Capacity Management
8 21 (6.00%) Change Management
9 20 (5.71%) Project Management
9 20 (5.71%) Time Management
10 19 (5.43%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.14%) Scrum
12 16 (4.57%) Data Migration
13 15 (4.29%) Data Governance
14 14 (4.00%) MVC
15 13 (3.71%) Data Modelling
15 13 (3.71%) Business Analysis
16 12 (3.43%) ETL
16 12 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (3.14%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.43%) SQL
2 50 (14.29%) C#
3 25 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.57%) Java
5 19 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.71%) VB
7 12 (3.43%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.57%) VBScript
9 7 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.00%) C
10 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.57%) VBA
11 2 (0.57%) PHP
11 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.29%) R
12 1 (0.29%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 33 (9.43%) Degree
4 27 (7.71%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.57%) MCSE
6 11 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.14%) CCNA
6 11 (3.14%) MCP
7 10 (2.86%) MBA
8 7 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.00%) MCITP
9 6 (1.71%) MCTS
9 6 (1.71%) MCSA
10 5 (1.43%) APMP
10 5 (1.43%) ISEB
10 5 (1.43%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.43%) PMP
10 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.14%) HND
11 4 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.29%) Solvency II
2 7 (2.00%) SLA
3 6 (1.71%) QA
4 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 91 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.43%) vSphere
5 5 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.43%) NFS
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.14%) UAG
6 4 (1.14%) XenApp
6 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.14%) Veritas File System
6 4 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 31 (8.86%) SCOM
2 24 (6.86%) SCCM
3 18 (5.14%) SCSM
4 17 (4.86%) SCOrch
5 16 (4.57%) NetBackup
6 13 (3.71%) WSUS
7 8 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.14%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.14%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.14%) Windows Intune
11 3 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.86%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.57%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.57%) SAP Afaria
13 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (12.57%) VMware
2 37 (10.57%) Oracle
3 29 (8.29%) SAP
4 21 (6.00%) Cisco
5 18 (5.14%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.29%) NetApp
6 15 (4.29%) Citrix
7 14 (4.00%) HP
8 12 (3.43%) Business Objects
9 11 (3.14%) Apple
9 11 (3.14%) Sun
9 11 (3.14%) Ariba
10 9 (2.57%) Symantec
11 8 (2.29%) Veritas
11 8 (2.29%) Informatica
12 7 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.43%) Dell
13 5 (1.43%) EMC
13 5 (1.43%) BMC
14 4 (1.14%) Cognos
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing Group
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £22 - £29 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Farnham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £749 - £750 per day
Posted: 27 days ago