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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 200 171 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.72% 13.37% 15.52%
As % of the Vendors category 30.03% 28.03% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 84 98
Median daily rate £400 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £128 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £517 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.34% -16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £18.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
666 610 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 52.36% 47.69% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 351 351
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 32
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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
Staines +1 26 £600 +35.21% 4
Weybridge +2 17 £263 -47.50% 1
Egham +9 13 £400 +15.94% 3
Leatherhead +4 10 £563 +25.00% 4
Guildford 0 10 £173 -44.35% 7
Woking -2 9 £390 +147.61% 14
Redhill -5 7 £425 -18.26% 2
Camberley -9 6 £481 +21.83% 2
Reigate +1 4 £275 - 1
Cobham -4 2 £375 -14.28% 2
Epsom -5 2 £500 +354.54% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 1 £338 -23.18%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 180 (42.76%) Windows
2 143 (33.97%) MS Excel
3 113 (26.84%) SQL Server
4 102 (24.23%) Active Directory
5 84 (19.95%) MS Office
6 80 (19.00%) SQL
7 79 (18.76%) Linux
8 76 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (17.10%) .NET
9 72 (17.10%) C#
10 62 (14.73%) ITIL
11 60 (14.25%) Windows Server
12 58 (13.78%) Finance
13 55 (13.06%) CRM
14 47 (11.16%) Web Services
14 47 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 47 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (10.93%) SCCM
15 46 (10.93%) VMware
16 45 (10.69%) Migration
17 44 (10.45%) PowerShell
18 43 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (9.50%) SharePoint
19 40 (9.50%) Degree
19 40 (9.50%) Windows 7
20 39 (9.26%) Citrix
20 39 (9.26%) SAN
21 38 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 38 (9.03%) MVC
21 38 (9.03%) Analytical Skills

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 40 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 36 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.09%) IIS
5 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.90%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.43%) JBoss
10 5 (1.19%) CMS
11 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.71%) Apache
13 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.48%) Resin
13 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.48%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 143 (33.97%) MS Excel
2 84 (19.95%) MS Office
3 18 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.38%) MS Project
4 10 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.43%) ResourceLink
3 5 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.19%) Maximo
4 4 (0.95%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.71%) Aligne
5 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.48%) Primavera
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.13%) Office 365
3 25 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.33%) IaaS
4 14 (3.33%) PaaS
5 7 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.43%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.48%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.48%) Yammer
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.26%) SAN
2 32 (7.60%) DNS
3 29 (6.89%) LAN
4 27 (6.41%) WAN
5 25 (5.94%) TCP/IP
6 20 (4.75%) DHCP
7 17 (4.04%) SSL
8 15 (3.56%) VPN
9 14 (3.33%) NAS
10 13 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (2.85%) Firewall
12 9 (2.14%) Internet
13 7 (1.66%) Intranet
13 7 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.19%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.19%) FTP
14 5 (1.19%) Network Security
14 5 (1.19%) SMTP
14 5 (1.19%) SNMP
14 5 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (26.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.90%) MS Access
8 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.19%) Power BI
10 4 (0.95%) GIS
10 4 (0.95%) MySQL
10 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.71%) JasperReports
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 25 (5.94%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.09%) NUnit
5 12 (2.85%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.61%) Subversion
7 10 (2.38%) Maven
7 10 (2.38%) Selenium
8 9 (2.14%) JIRA
9 7 (1.66%) Ant
9 7 (1.66%) Hudson
10 4 (0.95%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.71%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.71%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.48%) Appium
12 2 (0.48%) NDepend
12 2 (0.48%) StyleCop
12 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (13.78%) Finance
2 17 (4.04%) Banking
3 11 (2.61%) Marketing
3 11 (2.61%) Retail
4 10 (2.38%) Advertising
4 10 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.66%) Legal
6 5 (1.19%) Games
7 4 (0.95%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Local Government
8 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (19.95%) Developer
2 77 (18.29%) Analyst
3 41 (9.74%) Architect
4 38 (9.03%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 31 (7.36%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.36%) Support Engineer
7 28 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (6.41%) Administrator
9 22 (5.23%) SQL Developer
10 21 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.28%) Azure DevOps
12 17 (4.04%) Consultant
12 17 (4.04%) IT Analyst
12 17 (4.04%) Service Analyst
12 17 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
13 16 (3.80%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (17.10%) .NET
2 47 (11.16%) Web Services
3 36 (8.55%) ASP.NET
4 33 (7.84%) HTML
5 32 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (6.41%) CSS
7 22 (5.23%) XML
8 20 (4.75%) jQuery
9 13 (3.09%) WCF
10 11 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (2.61%) HTML5
11 10 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.38%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.90%) Entity Framework
12 8 (1.90%) REST
13 7 (1.66%) SOAP
14 6 (1.43%) ADO.NET
14 6 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (1.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 5 (1.19%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.51%) Clustering
3 19 (4.51%) PKI
4 15 (3.56%) Cryptography
4 15 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.56%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.09%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.61%) Replication
8 10 (2.38%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.38%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.90%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.66%) NHS
10 7 (1.66%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.43%) Contactless
11 6 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 180 (42.76%) Windows
2 79 (18.76%) Linux
3 60 (14.25%) Windows Server
4 47 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (9.50%) Windows 7
7 32 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (5.23%) Unix
10 15 (3.56%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.38%) Solaris
12 9 (2.14%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.90%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.66%) CentOS
14 7 (1.66%) VMS
14 7 (1.66%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.43%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.19%) AIX
17 4 (0.95%) Android
17 4 (0.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (14.73%) ITIL
3 55 (13.06%) CRM
4 45 (10.69%) Migration
5 38 (9.03%) MVC
6 28 (6.65%) Project Management
7 25 (5.94%) Service Management
8 24 (5.70%) DevOps
9 22 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.23%) Scrum
10 21 (4.99%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (4.75%) Change Management
11 20 (4.75%) Release Management
12 18 (4.28%) SOA
13 17 (4.04%) SDLC
14 15 (3.56%) Project Planning
14 15 (3.56%) UML
15 14 (3.33%) Performance Management
15 14 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (3.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.00%) SQL
2 72 (17.10%) C#
3 44 (10.45%) PowerShell
4 34 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.46%) Java
6 18 (4.28%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.80%) Python
8 13 (3.09%) C
9 11 (2.61%) Ruby
10 10 (2.38%) VB
11 7 (1.66%) VBScript
12 5 (1.19%) Perl
13 4 (0.95%) C++
13 4 (0.95%) PHP
13 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (9.50%) Degree
2 38 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.46%) MCSE
4 20 (4.75%) Security Cleared
5 19 (4.51%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.04%) MCP
7 11 (2.61%) MCDST
8 9 (2.14%) CISSP
9 7 (1.66%) MCITP
9 7 (1.66%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.43%) CISM
10 6 (1.43%) DBS Check
10 6 (1.43%) PMP
10 6 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.19%) ISEB
11 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.95%) CISA
12 4 (0.95%) IISP
12 4 (0.95%) MCSA
12 4 (0.95%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.79%) SLA
2 15 (3.56%) QA
3 13 (3.09%) FIPS 140-2
4 8 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.19%) ISO27005
7 4 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.24%) COBIT
10 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 102 (24.23%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.65%) XenApp
4 27 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 23 (5.46%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.85%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.14%) vSphere
9 7 (1.66%) Docker
10 6 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.95%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 46 (10.93%) SCCM
2 20 (4.75%) SCOM
3 15 (3.56%) Failover Clustering
3 15 (3.56%) Simpana
4 13 (3.09%) Puppet
5 9 (2.14%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.66%) Ansible
7 5 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.95%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.95%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.95%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.71%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.71%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.48%) WSUS
10 2 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 46 (10.93%) VMware
2 39 (9.26%) Citrix
3 27 (6.41%) Oracle
4 22 (5.23%) Cisco
5 21 (4.99%) EMC
6 20 (4.75%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.04%) HP
8 16 (3.80%) CommVault
8 16 (3.80%) NetApp
9 14 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
10 13 (3.09%) Symantec
11 11 (2.61%) Dell
11 11 (2.61%) SAP
12 10 (2.38%) Brocade
12 10 (2.38%) Splunk
13 8 (1.90%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.90%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.90%) IBM
13 8 (1.90%) New Relic
14 6 (1.43%) Sun
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