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 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Surrey
Rank 12 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 104 198 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.32% 15.98% 11.69%
As % of the Vendors category 19.81% 29.03% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 99 99
Median daily rate £288 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £179 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 40 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £11.40 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £60.62 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
525 682 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 52.08% 55.04% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 415 347
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 72 28
Median hourly rate £18.50 £50.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.74 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 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 26 February 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 -2 19 £210 -35.38% 18
Woking -3 12 £375 +15.38% 8
Staines +3 11 £500 - 6
Leatherhead +11 5 £350 -30.00% 7
Weybridge 0 3 - - 3
Chertsey 0 3 £250 -27.53% 3
Camberley -5 3 £325 -40.90%
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 3 £314 -4.31%
Egham +5 2 £125 +82.48%
Dorking -2 2 - -
Reigate -6 2 £250 -9.09% 6
Cobham +3 1 £475 +22.58%
Epsom -5 1 - -
Farnham -8 1 - - 4
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 110 (45.64%) Windows
2 82 (34.02%) MS Office
3 69 (28.63%) MS Excel
4 68 (28.22%) Active Directory
5 55 (22.82%) C#
6 48 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (19.09%) Windows 7
8 44 (18.26%) .NET
9 40 (16.60%) VMware
9 40 (16.60%) SQL
10 37 (15.35%) Office 365
11 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
12 35 (14.52%) Finance
13 31 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (12.03%) PowerShell
15 27 (11.20%) MVC
16 25 (10.37%) SharePoint
16 25 (10.37%) Windows Server
17 24 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (9.96%) TDD
18 21 (8.71%) LAN
18 21 (8.71%) ITIL
18 21 (8.71%) Linux
19 20 (8.30%) MS Exchange
19 20 (8.30%) HTML
19 20 (8.30%) WAN
19 20 (8.30%) Advertising
19 20 (8.30%) BDD
20 19 (7.88%) XML
21 18 (7.47%) CSS

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 (10.37%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.30%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.22%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.90%) IBM Notes
5 6 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.66%) IIS
7 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.24%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.83%) CMS
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.41%) QuickPlace
9 1 (0.41%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 82 (34.02%) MS Office
2 69 (28.63%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.35%) Office 365
2 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.49%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.71%) LAN
2 20 (8.30%) WAN
3 18 (7.47%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.05%) DNS
5 16 (6.64%) Skype
6 12 (4.98%) VPN
7 11 (4.56%) DHCP
8 8 (3.32%) Internet
8 8 (3.32%) VoIP
9 7 (2.90%) FTP
9 7 (2.90%) SMTP
10 5 (2.07%) SAN
11 4 (1.66%) Firewall
12 3 (1.24%) BGP
12 3 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.24%) Intranet
12 3 (1.24%) OSPF
12 3 (1.24%) Telnet
12 3 (1.24%) VLAN
12 3 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.66%) Power BI
3 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (1.24%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.24%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.83%) Lumira
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) OLAP
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.41%) Event Store
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 24 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.05%) Selenium
3 15 (6.22%) SpecFlow
4 13 (5.39%) NUnit
5 12 (4.98%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.98%) WebDriver
6 10 (4.15%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.73%) MSTest
8 6 (2.49%) Metasploit
9 5 (2.07%) JIRA
9 5 (2.07%) Subversion
10 4 (1.66%) NeoLoad
11 3 (1.24%) JSUnit
11 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.83%) GoCD
12 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
General
1 35 (14.52%) Finance
2 20 (8.30%) Advertising
3 12 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.90%) Banking
5 5 (2.07%) Back Office
5 5 (2.07%) Law
6 4 (1.66%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (24.48%) Analyst
2 41 (17.01%) Developer
3 23 (9.54%) Support Engineer
4 22 (9.13%) .NET Developer
5 19 (7.88%) Service Analyst
6 17 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.05%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.05%) Desktop Support
6 17 (7.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (6.22%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (5.81%) Consultant
9 12 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (4.56%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Service Desk Support
11 10 (4.15%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.73%) Exchange Support
12 9 (3.73%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.73%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.26%) .NET
2 20 (8.30%) HTML
3 19 (7.88%) XML
4 18 (7.47%) CSS
5 15 (6.22%) RESTful
6 14 (5.81%) Web Services
7 12 (4.98%) ASP.NET
7 12 (4.98%) SOAP
8 10 (4.15%) WCF
9 9 (3.73%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.73%) HTML5
10 8 (3.32%) COM
11 7 (2.90%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.90%) jQuery
12 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.66%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.24%) LESS
14 3 (1.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.81%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.73%) iPhone
4 8 (3.32%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.32%) iPad
5 6 (2.49%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.24%) Clustering
6 3 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.24%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) CMDB
7 2 (0.83%) EPoS
7 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.41%) iSeries
8 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 110 (45.64%) Windows
2 46 (19.09%) Windows 7
3 25 (10.37%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.71%) Linux
5 14 (5.81%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.15%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.73%) CentOS
9 8 (3.32%) Android
9 8 (3.32%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.90%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.49%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.24%) Unix
12 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.20%) MVC
3 24 (9.96%) TDD
4 21 (8.71%) ITIL
5 20 (8.30%) BDD
6 18 (7.47%) Migration
7 17 (7.05%) CRM
8 16 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.22%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.22%) Project Management
9 15 (6.22%) Service Management
10 14 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.39%) Kanban
12 11 (4.56%) DevOps
12 11 (4.56%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.15%) MVVM
13 10 (4.15%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (3.32%) Change Management
14 8 (3.32%) SOA
14 8 (3.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.82%) C#
2 40 (16.60%) SQL
3 29 (12.03%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.05%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.05%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.56%) Java
5 11 (4.56%) Python
6 8 (3.32%) C
6 8 (3.32%) Perl
7 6 (2.49%) C++
8 3 (1.24%) PHP
8 3 (1.24%) VB
8 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.83%) ABAP
9 2 (0.83%) VBScript
10 1 (0.41%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.41%) R
10 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.15%) Degree
3 7 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.49%) MCSE
5 5 (2.07%) CCNA
5 5 (2.07%) ISEB
6 4 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.66%) MCSA
6 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.24%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.24%) CCNP
7 3 (1.24%) CEH
7 3 (1.24%) MCITP
7 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.24%) RHCT
8 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.83%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.83%) LPIC
8 2 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) QA
2 7 (2.90%) PMO
3 4 (1.66%) COBIT
3 4 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.66%) SLA
4 3 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 68 (28.22%) Active Directory
2 31 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.83%) Firmware
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.47%) SCCM
2 7 (2.90%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) Ansible
3 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (16.60%) VMware
2 14 (5.81%) Red Hat
3 12 (4.98%) Apple
3 12 (4.98%) Oracle
3 12 (4.98%) ServiceNow
4 11 (4.56%) Cisco
4 11 (4.56%) HP
5 10 (4.15%) Citrix
6 8 (3.32%) NetApp
6 8 (3.32%) SAP
7 7 (2.90%) Dell
7 7 (2.90%) Lotus
8 5 (2.07%) Altiris
9 4 (1.66%) Huawei
9 4 (1.66%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (1.24%) Adobe
10 3 (1.24%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.24%) Samsung
10 3 (1.24%) Symantec
10 3 (1.24%) Veeam
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £175 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Rate: £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago