Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.32% - 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Guildford median daily rate £148 - -
Surrey median daily rate £200 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -52.94% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Guildford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 20.18% 22.64% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 21
Guildford median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £146 £121 £278
90th Percentile £454 £672 £575
Surrey median daily rate £435 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.35% +1.19% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Guildford median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -58.13% -
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £34.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -41.91% +76.62% -3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix