Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 112 73
Rank change year-on-year -30 -39 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 30 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.82% 1.14% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 7.13% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 40
Surrey median daily rate £225 £200 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -52.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £145 £138 £190
90th Percentile £388 £413 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £330 £355
% change year-on-year +13.64% -7.04% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.39% +178.79%
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £18.13 £21.33
% change year-on-year +6.92% -15.00% -1.02%

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 625 421 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.93% 15.98% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 265 400
Surrey median daily rate £462 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £254 £280
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 22
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.71% -61.58% +10.63%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.44 £14.12
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.60
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £20.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year +92.77% -11.70% -2.57%

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 September 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 September 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
Epsom - 5 - - 3
Leatherhead - 5 £375 -
Woking -2 3 £200 +5.26% 3
Staines -19 3 £145 -69.47% 1
Guildford -21 2 £375 +154.24% 6
Redhill - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) MCSE
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) Office 365
6 11 (40.74%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
7 10 (37.04%) DNS
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) SCCM
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (29.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) MCDST
11 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) SLA
11 6 (22.22%) CCNA
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
12 5 (18.52%) Avaya
12 5 (18.52%) Reuters

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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
1 10 (37.04%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) HDInsight
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.70%) SCCM Architect
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Unix
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Server Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) R
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) MCSE
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 6 (22.22%) MCDST
4 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
4 5 (18.52%) MCSA
4 5 (18.52%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
8 1 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (3.70%) MCITP
8 1 (3.70%) MCP
8 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Avaya
4 5 (18.52%) Bloomberg
4 5 (18.52%) McAfee
4 5 (18.52%) Mitel
4 5 (18.52%) Reuters
4 5 (18.52%) Wyse
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Intel
5 3 (11.11%) Veritas
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
6 2 (7.41%) Lotus
6 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
7 1 (3.70%) Lieberman
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds