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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Surrey
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 101 165 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.81% 14.02% 13.01%
As % of the Vendors category 22.70% 27.00% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 85 97
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £60.73 £55.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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
445 611 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.64% 51.91% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 377 347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 36
Median hourly rate £18.50 £50.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.00% +170.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.18 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £59.49 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +4 18 £210 -40.00% 10
Woking -4 15 £400 +88.23% 7
Staines -4 10 £500 -4.76% 5
Cobham +1 4 £350 -17.15% 1
Epsom -3 3 - - 4
Dorking -3 2 - -
Farnham -5 2 £140 - 1
Camberley -5 2 £325 -40.90% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 2 £220 -34.62%
Egham +9 1 £125 -64.28%
Reigate +7 1 £340 +23.63% 6
Leatherhead +2 1 £450 -5.26% 4
Chertsey -1 1 £80 -76.81%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (46.51%) Windows
2 81 (31.40%) MS Office
3 67 (25.97%) MS Excel
4 64 (24.81%) Active Directory
5 63 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (23.64%) C#
7 47 (18.22%) .NET
7 47 (18.22%) VMware
8 45 (17.44%) Windows 7
9 41 (15.89%) SQL
10 34 (13.18%) SQL Server
10 34 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (13.18%) Office 365
11 33 (12.79%) Finance
12 29 (11.24%) MVC
12 29 (11.24%) ITIL
13 28 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (10.47%) PowerShell
15 26 (10.08%) XML
15 26 (10.08%) Windows Server
16 25 (9.69%) SharePoint
17 23 (8.91%) MS Exchange
17 23 (8.91%) Linux
17 23 (8.91%) Migration
18 22 (8.53%) Selenium
19 21 (8.14%) SCCM
19 21 (8.14%) TDD
19 21 (8.14%) SpecFlow
20 20 (7.75%) BDD
20 20 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure

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 25 (9.69%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.91%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.43%) Skype for Business
4 12 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.94%) IIS
8 3 (1.16%) CMS
8 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.78%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.39%) Moodle
10 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.39%) QuickPlace
10 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (31.40%) MS Office
2 67 (25.97%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.39%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) InVision
6 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.18%) Office 365
2 20 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.16%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.78%) GitHub
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.75%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.98%) LAN
2 18 (6.98%) WAN
3 14 (5.43%) DNS
3 14 (5.43%) Skype
4 11 (4.26%) VPN
5 9 (3.49%) Firewall
6 8 (3.10%) DHCP
6 8 (3.10%) SAN
6 8 (3.10%) VoIP
7 7 (2.71%) FTP
7 7 (2.71%) SMTP
8 5 (1.94%) Internet
8 5 (1.94%) Wireless
9 4 (1.55%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.16%) BGP
10 3 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.16%) NAS
10 3 (1.16%) OSPF
10 3 (1.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (1.16%) Power BI
4 3 (1.16%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.16%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.78%) Lumira
5 2 (0.78%) MySQL
5 2 (0.78%) OLAP
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.53%) Selenium
3 21 (8.14%) SpecFlow
4 14 (5.43%) NUnit
5 13 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.65%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.49%) JIRA
8 9 (3.49%) MSTest
9 6 (2.33%) Metasploit
10 5 (1.94%) Subversion
11 3 (1.16%) NeoLoad
12 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.78%) MSI
12 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.39%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 33 (12.79%) Finance
2 18 (6.98%) Advertising
3 13 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.71%) Banking
5 5 (1.94%) Law
6 4 (1.55%) Back Office
6 4 (1.55%) Publishing
7 3 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (24.42%) Analyst
2 42 (16.28%) Developer
3 22 (8.53%) Service Analyst
4 20 (7.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (7.75%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.36%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.98%) Consultant
7 15 (5.81%) C# Developer
7 15 (5.81%) Desktop Support
8 14 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (5.43%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.26%) IT Support
10 11 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.26%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.88%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.88%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.49%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.22%) .NET
2 26 (10.08%) XML
3 18 (6.98%) HTML
4 17 (6.59%) RESTful
5 16 (6.20%) CSS
5 16 (6.20%) Web Services
6 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET
7 12 (4.65%) SOAP
8 10 (3.88%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.88%) COM
9 8 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.10%) WCF
10 7 (2.71%) jQuery
11 6 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.33%) HTML5
12 4 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.55%) Middleware
13 3 (1.16%) Silverlight
13 3 (1.16%) XSD
13 3 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.43%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.88%) iPhone
4 9 (3.49%) iPad
4 9 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.55%) Clustering
7 4 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.16%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.78%) EPoS
9 2 (0.78%) FMCG
9 2 (0.78%) PMI
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 120 (46.51%) Windows
2 45 (17.44%) Windows 7
3 26 (10.08%) Windows Server
4 23 (8.91%) Linux
5 15 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.88%) Android
7 10 (3.88%) CentOS
8 9 (3.49%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.10%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.71%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.71%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.94%) Unix
12 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.78%) Solaris
14 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.24%) ITIL
2 29 (11.24%) MVC
3 23 (8.91%) Migration
4 21 (8.14%) TDD
5 20 (7.75%) BDD
6 19 (7.36%) Project Management
7 17 (6.59%) CRM
7 17 (6.59%) Incident Management
8 15 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.43%) Kanban
9 14 (5.43%) Service Management
10 13 (5.04%) Scrum
11 12 (4.65%) Test Automation
11 12 (4.65%) Test Strategy
11 12 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.26%) DevOps
13 10 (3.88%) MVVM
13 10 (3.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.64%) C#
2 41 (15.89%) SQL
3 27 (10.47%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.65%) Python
6 11 (4.26%) Java
7 9 (3.49%) C
7 9 (3.49%) Perl
8 7 (2.71%) C++
9 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.16%) VB
10 2 (0.78%) ABAP
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) VBScript
11 1 (0.39%) LotusScript
11 1 (0.39%) R
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (5.04%) Degree
2 12 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.10%) ISEB
5 7 (2.71%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.94%) MCSE
7 4 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.55%) MCSA
7 4 (1.55%) SAP Certification
8 3 (1.16%) CCNA
8 3 (1.16%) CCNP
8 3 (1.16%) CEH
8 3 (1.16%) CISSP
8 3 (1.16%) GIAC
8 3 (1.16%) MCITP
8 3 (1.16%) MCP
8 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) QA
2 8 (3.10%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.55%) ISO22301
4 4 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.16%) COBIT
5 3 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 64 (24.81%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.55%) vSphere
6 3 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (8.14%) SCCM
2 7 (2.71%) Puppet
3 5 (1.94%) Ansible
4 4 (1.55%) vRealize
5 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.16%) QRadar
6 2 (0.78%) Packer
6 2 (0.78%) SCOM
6 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.78%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.39%) Cacti
7 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (18.22%) VMware
2 18 (6.98%) Cisco
3 15 (5.81%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.43%) Apple
5 13 (5.04%) HP
5 13 (5.04%) Oracle
5 13 (5.04%) SAP
6 9 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.10%) Citrix
7 8 (3.10%) NetApp
8 6 (2.33%) F5
8 6 (2.33%) Lotus
9 5 (1.94%) Altiris
9 5 (1.94%) Dell
9 5 (1.94%) Juniper
10 4 (1.55%) Huawei
10 4 (1.55%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.16%) Avaya
11 3 (1.16%) IBM
11 3 (1.16%) Nokia
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