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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 174 174 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.62% 12.46% 15.60%
As % of the Vendors category 29.90% 25.55% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 110 105
Median daily rate £386 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £144 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £441 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 21
Median hourly rate £46.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
582 681 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.91% 48.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 390 348
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 31
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.83 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 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 +13 20 £375 +15.38% 13
Staines -3 15 £486 +27.54% 2
Woking 0 14 £363 +7.40% 10
Egham +16 11 £465 - 4
Camberley -3 10 £280 - 2
Redhill +3 9 £408 +16.42% 2
Weybridge -4 8 £500 +25.00%
Reigate -1 4 £335 +11.66% 2
Epsom +3 3 £200 - 4
Leatherhead +9 2 £325 -14.36% 1
Addlestone 0 2 - -
Cobham -3 2 £463 +6.62% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 1 - - 1
Farnham -3 1 £105 -79.00% 2
Caterham - 1 £80 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 165 (41.88%) Windows
2 132 (33.50%) MS Excel
3 94 (23.86%) Active Directory
4 83 (21.07%) SQL Server
5 81 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (19.80%) MS Office
7 72 (18.27%) .NET
8 64 (16.24%) C#
9 56 (14.21%) SQL
9 56 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (13.96%) ITIL
11 54 (13.71%) Finance
12 52 (13.20%) Linux
12 52 (13.20%) PowerShell
13 50 (12.69%) SharePoint
14 45 (11.42%) Web Services
15 44 (11.17%) Windows Server
16 43 (10.91%) CRM
17 41 (10.41%) VMware
18 40 (10.15%) Migration
18 40 (10.15%) SCCM
19 36 (9.14%) MS Exchange
20 35 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (8.88%) Windows 7
20 35 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
20 35 (8.88%) Office 365
21 33 (8.38%) Citrix
21 33 (8.38%) TCP/IP
22 32 (8.12%) DevOps
23 30 (7.61%) Project Management

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 50 (12.69%) SharePoint
2 36 (9.14%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.58%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.81%) IIS
5 15 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.27%) CMS
9 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.51%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
10 2 (0.51%) Resin
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.51%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (33.50%) MS Excel
2 78 (19.80%) MS Office
3 25 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (6.09%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.78%) MS Project
6 6 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.51%) InDesign
8 2 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (7.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.52%) ResourceLink
3 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.76%) Aligne
4 3 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.76%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.51%) Maximo
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 56 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (8.88%) Office 365
3 28 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.57%) IaaS
4 18 (4.57%) PaaS
5 7 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.02%) SaaS
7 3 (0.76%) GitHub
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.51%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.38%) TCP/IP
2 30 (7.61%) LAN
3 29 (7.36%) DNS
3 29 (7.36%) WAN
4 23 (5.84%) SAN
5 18 (4.57%) NAS
6 15 (3.81%) DHCP
7 13 (3.30%) Skype
7 13 (3.30%) SSL
8 12 (3.05%) Firewall
9 10 (2.54%) VPN
10 8 (2.03%) Internet
11 7 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (1.78%) Intranet
11 7 (1.78%) Network Security
12 6 (1.52%) FTP
12 6 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.52%) SMTP
12 6 (1.52%) Wireless
13 5 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 18 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.28%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.27%) Power BI
8 4 (1.02%) MySQL
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.76%) JasperReports
9 3 (0.76%) MS Access
9 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 35 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (7.11%) Visual Studio
3 24 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.81%) JIRA
5 11 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.79%) Selenium
6 9 (2.28%) Subversion
7 7 (1.78%) Maven
7 7 (1.78%) NUnit
7 7 (1.78%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.02%) Ant
8 4 (1.02%) Hudson
8 4 (1.02%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.76%) FxCop
9 3 (0.76%) Moq
9 3 (0.76%) MSI
9 3 (0.76%) NDepend
9 3 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.76%) StyleCop
General
1 54 (13.71%) Finance
2 12 (3.05%) Marketing
3 11 (2.79%) Advertising
3 11 (2.79%) Retail
4 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.28%) Banking
6 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Publishing
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Games
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (20.30%) Analyst
2 66 (16.75%) Developer
3 31 (7.87%) Architect
4 27 (6.85%) Consultant
5 25 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 25 (6.35%) C# Developer
5 25 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 22 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.08%) Service Analyst
7 20 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.82%) Azure DevOps
9 18 (4.57%) Administrator
9 18 (4.57%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (4.31%) Desktop Support
11 16 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.55%) CRM Developer
12 14 (3.55%) IT Analyst
13 13 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (18.27%) .NET
2 45 (11.42%) Web Services
3 27 (6.85%) ASP.NET
4 25 (6.35%) HTML
5 21 (5.33%) XML
6 20 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (5.08%) CSS
7 15 (3.81%) jQuery
8 12 (3.05%) WCF
9 11 (2.79%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.28%) Middleware
11 8 (2.03%) HTML5
12 7 (1.78%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.78%) SOAP
13 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.52%) REST
14 5 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 5 (1.27%) Reactive Extensions
14 5 (1.27%) Silverlight
15 4 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.30%) PKI
4 12 (3.05%) Cryptography
4 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.54%) Clustering
6 9 (2.28%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.03%) Replication
8 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.78%) NHS
9 6 (1.52%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.27%) FMCG
10 5 (1.27%) Social Media
10 5 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 165 (41.88%) Windows
2 52 (13.20%) Linux
3 44 (11.17%) Windows Server
4 35 (8.88%) Windows 7
5 26 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (4.06%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.81%) Unix
9 15 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.28%) Android
10 9 (2.28%) CentOS
10 9 (2.28%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.03%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.78%) Solaris
12 7 (1.78%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.02%) VMS
13 4 (1.02%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (13.96%) ITIL
3 43 (10.91%) CRM
4 40 (10.15%) Migration
5 32 (8.12%) DevOps
6 30 (7.61%) MVC
6 30 (7.61%) Project Management
7 29 (7.36%) Scrum
8 24 (6.09%) Release Management
8 24 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (5.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 21 (5.33%) Server Building
11 19 (4.82%) Asset Management
11 19 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (4.82%) SOA
12 17 (4.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (4.31%) Workflow
13 16 (4.06%) Kanban
13 16 (4.06%) Performance Management
13 16 (4.06%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.24%) C#
2 56 (14.21%) SQL
3 52 (13.20%) PowerShell
4 26 (6.60%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.82%) Java
6 15 (3.81%) Python
7 13 (3.30%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.79%) VB
9 10 (2.54%) C
10 8 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.78%) Perl
12 6 (1.52%) Ruby
12 6 (1.52%) VBScript
13 4 (1.02%) C++
14 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.76%) PHP
15 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (7.61%) Degree
3 24 (6.09%) MCSE
4 20 (5.08%) MCP
5 17 (4.31%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.55%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.54%) MCDST
8 7 (1.78%) ISEB
8 7 (1.78%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.52%) CISSP
10 5 (1.27%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.02%) GIAC
11 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.02%) PMP
11 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.02%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.76%) BICSI Certification
12 3 (0.76%) MCTS
12 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.31%) SLA
2 16 (4.06%) QA
3 8 (2.03%) FIPS 140-2
3 8 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.78%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.27%) ISO 9000
6 4 (1.02%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.25%) COBIT
9 1 (0.25%) ISO27005
System Software
1 94 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.58%) XenApp
4 12 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.28%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.03%) Firmware
8 7 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.78%) vSphere
9 4 (1.02%) Docker
9 4 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.02%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.76%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.25%) NFS
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (10.15%) SCCM
2 17 (4.31%) SCOM
3 10 (2.54%) Puppet
4 7 (1.78%) Ansible
5 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.52%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.02%) QRadar
6 4 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.02%) vRealize
7 3 (0.76%) NetApp OnCommand
7 3 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.51%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (10.41%) VMware
2 33 (8.38%) Citrix
3 26 (6.60%) Cisco
3 26 (6.60%) Oracle
4 22 (5.58%) HP
5 18 (4.57%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.30%) AppDynamics
6 13 (3.30%) Dynatrace
6 13 (3.30%) New Relic
7 12 (3.05%) SAP
8 11 (2.79%) EMC
9 9 (2.28%) Apple
9 9 (2.28%) Splunk
9 9 (2.28%) Symantec
10 8 (2.03%) Dell
10 8 (2.03%) IBM
10 8 (2.03%) NetApp
11 7 (1.78%) Brocade
11 7 (1.78%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.78%) Juniper
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago