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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 195 202 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.63% 15.22% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 29.06% 29.11% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 151 100
Average daily rate
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£360 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £208 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 29
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.61 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £22.05 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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
671 694 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 50.34% 52.30% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 420 316
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 56
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £24.38 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -1 29 £370 +23.33% 10
Woking -1 12 £350 +17.64% 6
Leatherhead 0 10 £150 -57.14% 3
Reigate +8 5 £400 - 3
Egham -1 5 £375 -21.05% 4
Epsom - 5 £425 - 4
Dorking - 5 £123 - 8
Redhill +1 4 £375 +33.92% 9
Camberley - 4 £135 - 1
Farnham +7 3 £170 -47.69% 1
Staines -1 3 £450 +12.50% 5
Weybridge -1 2 £500 +33.33% 6
Horley - 2 - - 1
Cobham -7 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £225 - 1
Addlestone - - - - 3
Chertsey - - - - 2
Godalming - - - - 2
Esher - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 3
Thames Ditton - - - - 4
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 195 (48.27%) Windows
2 141 (34.90%) MS Excel
3 137 (33.91%) MS Office
4 101 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 93 (23.02%) SQL
6 73 (18.07%) Windows 7
7 70 (17.33%) SQL Server
8 66 (16.34%) Finance
9 61 (15.10%) .NET
10 58 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (13.37%) ITIL
12 48 (11.88%) SharePoint
13 47 (11.63%) C#
14 46 (11.39%) XML
15 45 (11.14%) MS Exchange
16 42 (10.40%) VMware
17 41 (10.15%) Cisco
17 41 (10.15%) CRM
17 41 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (9.90%) JavaScript
19 39 (9.65%) UNIX
20 38 (9.41%) ASP.NET
20 38 (9.41%) Oracle
20 38 (9.41%) Citrix
21 37 (9.16%) Telecoms
22 36 (8.91%) Windows XP
22 36 (8.91%) Firewall
23 35 (8.66%) Project Management
24 34 (8.42%) Visual Studio
24 34 (8.42%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 48 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 45 (11.14%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.47%) Lync
5 9 (2.23%) IIS
6 8 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.49%) Node.js
8 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.49%) SAS
9 5 (1.24%) Mule
10 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.99%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.74%) CMS
12 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 141 (34.90%) MS Excel
2 137 (33.91%) MS Office
3 28 (6.93%) MS Project
4 24 (5.94%) MS Visio
5 18 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.49%) AutoCAD
7 5 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.99%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.99%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.25%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 29 (7.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.22%) Office 365
2 9 (2.23%) SaaS
3 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.49%) PaaS
4 6 (1.49%) IaaS
5 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.91%) Firewall
2 27 (6.68%) SAN
2 27 (6.68%) DNS
3 21 (5.20%) LAN
3 21 (5.20%) WAN
4 16 (3.96%) VPN
4 16 (3.96%) DHCP
5 14 (3.47%) Internet
6 11 (2.72%) VoIP
7 9 (2.23%) MPLS
7 9 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (1.98%) SNMP
8 8 (1.98%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.98%) Wireless
9 7 (1.73%) 3G
9 7 (1.73%) 2G
10 6 (1.49%) NAS
10 6 (1.49%) LTE
10 6 (1.49%) Telnet
11 4 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.48%) MySQL
8 8 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.49%) Spotfire
10 6 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.49%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.49%) DataStage
11 5 (1.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 5 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (2.72%) Subversion
5 7 (1.73%) Toad
6 4 (0.99%) NUnit
6 4 (0.99%) NetBeans
7 3 (0.74%) MSI
7 3 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.25%) Ant
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) MorphX
9 1 (0.25%) Gradle
9 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 66 (16.34%) Finance
2 37 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.98%) Marketing
5 7 (1.73%) Billing
5 7 (1.73%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.24%) Legal
7 4 (0.99%) Japanese Language
7 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Back Office
8 3 (0.74%) Publishing
8 3 (0.74%) Law
8 3 (0.74%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (21.04%) Developer
2 67 (16.58%) Analyst
3 31 (7.67%) Architect
4 30 (7.43%) .NET Developer
5 24 (5.94%) Support Engineer
6 23 (5.69%) Administrator
7 21 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (5.20%) Consultant
8 20 (4.95%) Desktop Support
8 20 (4.95%) Support Analyst
9 18 (4.46%) VB.NET Developer
10 17 (4.21%) Service Analyst
10 17 (4.21%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (3.71%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (3.47%) DBA
13 13 (3.22%) Network Engineer
14 10 (2.48%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.10%) .NET
2 46 (11.39%) XML
3 38 (9.41%) ASP.NET
4 34 (8.42%) HTML
5 28 (6.93%) WCF
6 23 (5.69%) CSS
7 19 (4.70%) jQuery
8 18 (4.46%) Web Services
9 15 (3.71%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.47%) WF
11 13 (3.22%) XSLT
12 11 (2.72%) HTML5
13 8 (1.98%) REST
14 7 (1.73%) WinForms
14 7 (1.73%) Ajax
15 6 (1.49%) Sencha Touch
15 6 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (1.49%) Apache Cordova
15 6 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.23%) Clustering
6 8 (1.98%) User Experience
7 7 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.73%) iPad
8 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.49%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.49%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.24%) NHS
9 5 (1.24%) PMI
9 5 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.99%) iPhone
10 4 (0.99%) EPoS
11 3 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.50%) CMDB
12 2 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 195 (48.27%) Windows
2 73 (18.07%) Windows 7
3 39 (9.65%) UNIX
4 36 (8.91%) Windows XP
5 28 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.45%) Linux
7 21 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.71%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.73%) Solaris
10 7 (1.73%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (13.37%) ITIL
3 41 (10.15%) CRM
4 35 (8.66%) Project Management
5 31 (7.67%) Scrum
6 28 (6.93%) MVC
7 27 (6.68%) PRINCE2
8 24 (5.94%) Workflow
9 21 (5.20%) Incident Management
10 18 (4.46%) Migration
11 17 (4.21%) OO
11 17 (4.21%) Service Management
12 14 (3.47%) Capacity Management
12 14 (3.47%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.22%) Validation
14 12 (2.97%) Service Delivery
14 12 (2.97%) Change Management
15 11 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (2.72%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.02%) SQL
2 47 (11.63%) C#
3 40 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.19%) VB.NET
5 23 (5.69%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.70%) Java
7 18 (4.46%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.98%) C++
8 8 (1.98%) Perl
9 7 (1.73%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.73%) VBScript
9 7 (1.73%) VB
10 5 (1.24%) C
11 3 (0.74%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) Python
13 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (6.44%) Degree
3 20 (4.95%) MCSE
4 15 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.22%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.72%) MCP
8 9 (2.23%) MCITP
9 8 (1.98%) CCNP
10 7 (1.73%) MCSA
11 5 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.24%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.24%) MCDST
12 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.99%) MCTS
12 4 (0.99%) CCIE
13 3 (0.74%) CCNA
14 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.50%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.70%) SLA
2 7 (1.73%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 101 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.71%) XenApp
4 11 (2.72%) Terminal Services
5 10 (2.48%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.49%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.50%) vSphere
9 2 (0.50%) XenServer
9 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (4.95%) SCCM
2 18 (4.46%) SCOM
3 9 (2.23%) SCSM
3 9 (2.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.49%) WSUS
5 6 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.99%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.74%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.25%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 42 (10.40%) VMware
2 41 (10.15%) Cisco
3 38 (9.41%) Oracle
3 38 (9.41%) Citrix
4 15 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.71%) Symantec
5 14 (3.47%) Apple
6 13 (3.22%) HP
7 12 (2.97%) Avaya
8 11 (2.72%) McAfee
8 11 (2.72%) IBM
9 10 (2.48%) F5
10 9 (2.23%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.98%) BMC
11 8 (1.98%) Dell
11 8 (1.98%) Informatica
12 7 (1.73%) EMC
12 7 (1.73%) Ericsson
12 7 (1.73%) SAP
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