Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 106 74
Rank change year-on-year -23 -32 +28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.99% 1.44% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 9.20% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 37
Surrey median daily rate £250 £200 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -52.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £145 £128 £188
90th Percentile £388 £388 £465
South East median daily rate £389 £328 £341
% change year-on-year +18.70% -4.03% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £16.00 -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.45
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.58% +16.60%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 563 435 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.44% 15.68% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 274 309
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £263
90th Percentile £614 £575 £553
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 25
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £19.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.85% -41.91% +76.62%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.76 £12.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.07
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £34.00
% change year-on-year +55.70% -24.44% +10.03%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
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 Certification within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking -10 5 £200 +5.26% 2
Staines -4 4 £145 -34.09% 1
Epsom - 4 £500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £375 -
Redhill - 3 £275 - 1
Guildford -19 2 £375 +154.24% 3
Godalming - 2 £370 - 1
Tadworth - 1 £275 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 25 (78.13%) Windows
1 25 (78.13%) MCSE
2 18 (56.25%) Office 365
3 17 (53.13%) SCCM
4 16 (50.00%) ITIL
5 15 (46.88%) WAN
6 14 (43.75%) LAN
6 14 (43.75%) MCSA
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 12 (37.50%) Citrix
7 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 11 (34.38%) VMware
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (34.38%) Avaya
8 11 (34.38%) DNS
8 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
9 10 (31.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 9 (28.13%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (28.13%) Wyse
11 8 (25.00%) Internet
11 8 (25.00%) CCNA
11 8 (25.00%) VoIP
11 8 (25.00%) Polycom
11 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 7 (21.88%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) LAN
2 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 8 (25.00%) Internet
4 8 (25.00%) VoIP
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) VPN
6 6 (18.75%) Intranet
6 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security
8 2 (6.25%) SAN
9 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Investment Management
3 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) MCSE
2 14 (43.75%) MCSA
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (18.75%) MOS
6 5 (15.63%) A+ Certification
6 5 (15.63%) MCDST
6 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (9.38%) CCNP
8 3 (9.38%) MCITP
9 2 (6.25%) MCP
9 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) VCP6
10 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
10 1 (3.13%) MCTS
10 1 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) PaperCut
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 11 (34.38%) Avaya
3 11 (34.38%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Wyse
5 8 (25.00%) Polycom
6 7 (21.88%) Apple
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) Mitel
8 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (9.38%) McAfee
8 3 (9.38%) Reuters
8 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.25%) Adobe
9 2 (6.25%) CommVault
9 2 (6.25%) CyberArk
9 2 (6.25%) Dell
9 2 (6.25%) Juniper
9 2 (6.25%) Lotus
9 2 (6.25%) Meraki