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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 178 177 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.21% 12.63% 14.41%
As % of the Vendors category 30.17% 25.11% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 117 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £184 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £21.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
590 705 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 50.43% 50.32% 49.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 392 350
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 51
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £34.56 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +8 24 £375 +15.38% 15
Woking -1 20 £375 +7.14% 4
Staines -2 15 £473 +26.00% 3
Camberley +1 11 £323 -19.37% 2
Redhill 0 8 £408 +16.42% 1
Egham - 8 £400 - 2
Weybridge -5 4 £500 +21.21% 2
Leatherhead +15 3 £145 -65.88% 7
Epsom +8 3 £200 - 3
Farnham -8 3 £105 -74.54% 2
Caterham - 3 £80 -
Addlestone 0 2 - - 2
Reigate -2 2 £449 +43.60% 2
Cobham -4 2 £463 +15.62%
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 154 (41.07%) Windows
2 128 (34.13%) MS Excel
3 90 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (21.87%) SQL Server
4 82 (21.87%) MS Office
5 80 (21.33%) Active Directory
6 79 (21.07%) .NET
7 72 (19.20%) C#
8 56 (14.93%) SQL
8 56 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 52 (13.87%) SharePoint
10 48 (12.80%) ITIL
10 48 (12.80%) PowerShell
11 47 (12.53%) Finance
12 45 (12.00%) Web Services
12 45 (12.00%) Windows Server
13 44 (11.73%) CRM
14 41 (10.93%) VMware
15 40 (10.67%) Linux
16 39 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (10.13%) Windows 7
18 37 (9.87%) Office 365
19 36 (9.60%) Migration
19 36 (9.60%) MVC
20 33 (8.80%) Project Management
20 33 (8.80%) MS Exchange
21 31 (8.27%) Scrum
21 31 (8.27%) DevOps
22 30 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (8.00%) SCCM

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 52 (13.87%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.80%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.87%) Skype for Business
4 19 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.00%) IIS
5 15 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.87%) CMS
9 3 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.53%) Apache
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.53%) Resin
10 2 (0.53%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.53%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.53%) WordPress
11 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 128 (34.13%) MS Excel
2 82 (21.87%) MS Office
3 25 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.87%) MS Project
5 6 (1.60%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.53%) InDesign
7 2 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.07%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.80%) Aligne
4 3 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.80%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.53%) Maximo
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (9.87%) Office 365
3 30 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.33%) IaaS
4 20 (5.33%) PaaS
5 7 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.53%) GitHub
7 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.53%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.53%) Yammer
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.93%) LAN
3 25 (6.67%) WAN
4 22 (5.87%) DNS
5 16 (4.27%) SAN
6 14 (3.73%) NAS
6 14 (3.73%) Skype
7 12 (3.20%) Firewall
8 10 (2.67%) DHCP
8 10 (2.67%) SSL
9 9 (2.40%) Internet
9 9 (2.40%) VPN
10 7 (1.87%) Intranet
11 6 (1.60%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.60%) Network Security
12 5 (1.33%) FTP
12 5 (1.33%) SMTP
12 5 (1.33%) Wireless
13 4 (1.07%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.33%) Power BI
9 4 (1.07%) MySQL
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.80%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.53%) MS Access
11 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 39 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.13%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.27%) Selenium
5 13 (3.47%) JIRA
6 12 (3.20%) SpecFlow
7 11 (2.93%) NUnit
8 8 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.33%) Metasploit
9 5 (1.33%) Subversion
9 5 (1.33%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.07%) Maven
10 4 (1.07%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.80%) FxCop
11 3 (0.80%) Grunt
11 3 (0.80%) JSHint
11 3 (0.80%) Moq
11 3 (0.80%) NDepend
11 3 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.80%) StyleCop
General
1 47 (12.53%) Finance
2 12 (3.20%) Marketing
3 11 (2.93%) Advertising
4 10 (2.67%) Retail
5 9 (2.40%) Banking
6 7 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.33%) Publishing
7 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.80%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (20.00%) Analyst
2 64 (17.07%) Developer
3 27 (7.20%) Consultant
4 26 (6.93%) Architect
4 26 (6.93%) Support Engineer
5 25 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 25 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 23 (6.13%) Service Analyst
7 22 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (5.33%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.27%) Azure DevOps
11 16 (4.27%) CRM Developer
12 15 (4.00%) Desktop Support
13 14 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support
16 11 (2.93%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (21.07%) .NET
2 45 (12.00%) Web Services
3 26 (6.93%) ASP.NET
4 25 (6.67%) XML
5 24 (6.40%) HTML
6 19 (5.07%) CSS
7 17 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (4.27%) jQuery
9 15 (4.00%) WCF
10 12 (3.20%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.40%) Middleware
11 9 (2.40%) SOAP
12 8 (2.13%) RESTful
13 7 (1.87%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.87%) HTML5
14 6 (1.60%) COM
14 6 (1.60%) REST
15 5 (1.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 5 (1.33%) Reactive Extensions
15 5 (1.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.53%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.67%) PKI
6 9 (2.40%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.60%) Clustering
8 6 (1.60%) Replication
8 6 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.33%) FMCG
9 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.33%) NHS
9 5 (1.33%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.33%) Social Media
10 4 (1.07%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (41.07%) Windows
2 45 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 40 (10.67%) Linux
4 38 (10.13%) Windows 7
5 23 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 13 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.40%) Android
10 8 (2.13%) CentOS
10 8 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.87%) Unix
12 6 (1.60%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.33%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.80%) Solaris
16 2 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.80%) ITIL
3 44 (11.73%) CRM
4 36 (9.60%) Migration
4 36 (9.60%) MVC
5 33 (8.80%) Project Management
6 31 (8.27%) DevOps
6 31 (8.27%) Scrum
7 26 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (6.67%) Release Management
9 21 (5.60%) Server Building
10 19 (5.07%) Kanban
11 18 (4.80%) Asset Management
12 17 (4.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (4.53%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (4.53%) SOA
12 17 (4.53%) Workflow
13 16 (4.27%) Performance Management
14 15 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.20%) C#
2 56 (14.93%) SQL
3 48 (12.80%) PowerShell
4 24 (6.40%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.27%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.00%) Java
7 13 (3.47%) Python
8 9 (2.40%) VB
9 8 (2.13%) C
9 8 (2.13%) Perl
9 8 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.33%) C++
11 4 (1.07%) VBScript
12 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.80%) PHP
12 3 (0.80%) Ruby
13 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.27%) R
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (8.00%) Degree
1 30 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.60%) MCSE
3 19 (5.07%) MCP
4 18 (4.80%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.13%) ISEB
6 8 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.13%) MCDST
7 6 (1.60%) CISSP
8 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.07%) CCNA
9 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.07%) GIAC
9 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.07%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.80%) LPIC
10 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.53%) QA
2 9 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.60%) SLA
4 5 (1.33%) FIPS 140-2
4 5 (1.33%) ISO 9000
5 4 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.07%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.27%) XenApp
4 10 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.13%) Firmware
6 7 (1.87%) vSphere
7 6 (1.60%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.27%) Docker
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (8.00%) SCCM
2 14 (3.73%) SCOM
3 7 (1.87%) Puppet
4 6 (1.60%) Ansible
5 4 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.07%) QRadar
5 4 (1.07%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.07%) vRealize
6 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.80%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.53%) Packer
7 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.27%) Cacti
8 1 (0.27%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 41 (10.93%) VMware
2 27 (7.20%) Cisco
2 27 (7.20%) Citrix
2 27 (7.20%) Oracle
3 21 (5.60%) HP
4 14 (3.73%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.47%) AppDynamics
5 13 (3.47%) Dynatrace
5 13 (3.47%) New Relic
6 12 (3.20%) SAP
7 10 (2.67%) Apple
7 10 (2.67%) IBM
8 7 (1.87%) Juniper
9 6 (1.60%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.60%) Splunk
10 5 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.33%) EMC
10 5 (1.33%) F5
10 5 (1.33%) Google
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £130 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago