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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 201 181 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.98% 13.62% 15.66%
As % of the Vendors category 32.42% 28.37% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 99 98
Median daily rate £380 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £112 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.30 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £18.35 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
620 638 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 49.28% 48.01% 50.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 373 342
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £253 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £33.10
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +7 18 £375 +20.96% 10
Staines -1 18 £600 +54.83% 3
Egham +10 14 £400 +26.98%
Weybridge -5 12 £475 +7.95% 3
Woking +2 10 £350 +105.88% 9
Redhill -4 10 £385 +10.00%
Camberley -8 10 £400 +1.26% 2
Leatherhead +14 9 £575 +27.77%
Reigate 0 4 £325 - 1
Epsom -2 3 £200 - 4
Cobham -4 2 £463 +5.71%
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 1 £338 -14.64%
Addlestone 0 1 - -
Caterham - 1 £80 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 202 (46.44%) Windows
2 151 (34.71%) MS Excel
3 112 (25.75%) Active Directory
4 107 (24.60%) SQL Server
5 87 (20.00%) MS Office
6 80 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (17.24%) SQL
8 74 (17.01%) Linux
9 73 (16.78%) .NET
10 70 (16.09%) Windows Server
11 66 (15.17%) ITIL
12 65 (14.94%) Finance
13 64 (14.71%) C#
14 57 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 55 (12.64%) PowerShell
16 54 (12.41%) SharePoint
17 50 (11.49%) VMware
18 49 (11.26%) Migration
18 49 (11.26%) SCCM
19 48 (11.03%) CRM
20 47 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
20 47 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
21 46 (10.57%) Web Services
22 43 (9.89%) MS Exchange
22 43 (9.89%) Windows 7
23 42 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
24 40 (9.20%) Citrix
24 40 (9.20%) SAN
25 36 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
25 36 (8.28%) Office 365

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 54 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.89%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.37%) Skype for Business
4 18 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.99%) IIS
9 11 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.61%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.15%) CMS
13 3 (0.69%) JBoss
14 2 (0.46%) Apache
14 2 (0.46%) Resin
14 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.46%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 151 (34.71%) MS Excel
2 87 (20.00%) MS Office
3 24 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (4.14%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.84%) MS Project
6 6 (1.38%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.46%) InDesign
8 2 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (6.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.38%) ResourceLink
3 5 (1.15%) Maximo
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.92%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.69%) Aligne
5 3 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.69%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.28%) Office 365
3 25 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.37%) IaaS
4 19 (4.37%) PaaS
5 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.15%) SaaS
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.46%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.46%) Yammer
9 1 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.20%) SAN
2 35 (8.05%) DNS
3 34 (7.82%) TCP/IP
4 32 (7.36%) LAN
5 31 (7.13%) WAN
6 22 (5.06%) DHCP
7 20 (4.60%) NAS
8 16 (3.68%) Firewall
8 16 (3.68%) SSL
9 14 (3.22%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (2.76%) VPN
11 10 (2.30%) Skype
12 9 (2.07%) Intranet
13 8 (1.84%) Internet
14 7 (1.61%) Network Security
14 7 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.38%) Wireless
16 5 (1.15%) Ethernet
16 5 (1.15%) FTP
16 5 (1.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.84%) MS Access
9 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.15%) Power BI
12 4 (0.92%) MySQL
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.69%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.46%) Big Data
14 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.98%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.22%) JIRA
5 12 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.53%) NUnit
6 11 (2.53%) Subversion
7 9 (2.07%) Maven
8 7 (1.61%) Selenium
9 6 (1.38%) Ant
9 6 (1.38%) Hudson
10 3 (0.69%) FxCop
10 3 (0.69%) Grunt
10 3 (0.69%) JSHint
10 3 (0.69%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.69%) Moq
10 3 (0.69%) NDepend
10 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.69%) StyleCop
General
1 65 (14.94%) Finance
2 16 (3.68%) Banking
3 13 (2.99%) Advertising
4 12 (2.76%) Marketing
4 12 (2.76%) Retail
5 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.61%) Legal
7 5 (1.15%) Games
7 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (19.08%) Analyst
2 75 (17.24%) Developer
3 37 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 35 (8.05%) Architect
5 31 (7.13%) C# Developer
6 30 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 27 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.75%) Consultant
9 23 (5.29%) Administrator
10 22 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.83%) Azure DevOps
12 19 (4.37%) Desktop Support
13 17 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.91%) IT Analyst
13 17 (3.91%) Service Analyst
13 17 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
15 15 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.78%) .NET
2 46 (10.57%) Web Services
3 34 (7.82%) ASP.NET
4 28 (6.44%) HTML
5 26 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (5.29%) CSS
7 20 (4.60%) XML
8 19 (4.37%) jQuery
9 11 (2.53%) WCF
10 9 (2.07%) HTML5
11 8 (1.84%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.61%) REST
12 7 (1.61%) SOAP
13 6 (1.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (1.38%) Middleware
13 6 (1.38%) Reactive Extensions
14 5 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (0.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.37%) Clustering
4 17 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.68%) PKI
6 15 (3.45%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.76%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.30%) EMC VNX
9 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (2.30%) Replication
10 9 (2.07%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.84%) NHS
12 7 (1.61%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.38%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.15%) Contactless
14 5 (1.15%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 202 (46.44%) Windows
2 74 (17.01%) Linux
3 70 (16.09%) Windows Server
4 47 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (9.89%) Windows 7
6 42 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (4.60%) Unix
10 19 (4.37%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.30%) Solaris
11 10 (2.30%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.84%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.61%) Android
14 7 (1.61%) CentOS
15 6 (1.38%) VMS
16 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.92%) AIX
17 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.17%) ITIL
3 49 (11.26%) Migration
4 48 (11.03%) CRM
5 34 (7.82%) MVC
6 33 (7.59%) Project Management
7 28 (6.44%) DevOps
8 26 (5.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 26 (5.98%) Release Management
9 25 (5.75%) Service Management
10 24 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (5.52%) Scrum
11 22 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (4.83%) Server Building
13 19 (4.37%) Asset Management
13 19 (4.37%) Change Management
13 19 (4.37%) Performance Management
13 19 (4.37%) SOA
14 17 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (3.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.24%) SQL
2 64 (14.71%) C#
3 55 (12.64%) PowerShell
4 31 (7.13%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.60%) Java
6 15 (3.45%) Python
6 15 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.76%) C
8 10 (2.30%) VB
9 8 (1.84%) Ruby
9 8 (1.84%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.61%) VBScript
11 5 (1.15%) Perl
12 4 (0.92%) C++
13 3 (0.69%) PHP
14 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.05%) Degree
3 31 (7.13%) MCSE
4 24 (5.52%) MCP
5 19 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.14%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.76%) MCDST
8 9 (2.07%) CISSP
9 8 (1.84%) MCITP
10 6 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.15%) CCNA
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.15%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.92%) NCDA
12 4 (0.92%) NCIE
12 4 (0.92%) NCSA
12 4 (0.92%) PMP
12 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.67%) SLA
2 14 (3.22%) QA
3 11 (2.53%) FIPS 140-2
4 5 (1.15%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.46%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (25.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.44%) XenApp
4 25 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 24 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.76%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.53%) vSphere
8 7 (1.61%) Firmware
9 6 (1.38%) Docker
9 6 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.92%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.69%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.23%) NFS
13 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (11.26%) SCCM
2 22 (5.06%) SCOM
3 11 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
3 11 (2.53%) Puppet
3 11 (2.53%) Simpana
4 9 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.38%) Ansible
6 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.38%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.92%) QRadar
8 4 (0.92%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.69%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.69%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 50 (11.49%) VMware
2 40 (9.20%) Citrix
3 28 (6.44%) Cisco
4 24 (5.52%) Oracle
5 20 (4.60%) EMC
5 20 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.37%) HP
7 17 (3.91%) NetApp
8 13 (2.99%) AppDynamics
8 13 (2.99%) Dell
8 13 (2.99%) Dynatrace
8 13 (2.99%) New Relic
9 12 (2.76%) CommVault
9 12 (2.76%) Splunk
9 12 (2.76%) Symantec
10 11 (2.53%) Brocade
10 11 (2.53%) SAP
11 10 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (1.84%) Apple
13 7 (1.61%) IBM
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £70 - £90 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago