Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 73 101
Rank change year-on-year -29 +28 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.43% 2.50% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.35% 11.79% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 24
Surrey median daily rate £200 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £128 £188 £208
90th Percentile £388 £465 £488
South East median daily rate £328 £341 £363
% change year-on-year -4.03% -5.86% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £14.33 - £12.45
90th Percentile £22.03 - £20.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £22.45 £19.25
% change year-on-year -19.80% +16.60% +18.46%

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 417 492 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.25% 21.17% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 317 503
Surrey median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £307
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 26
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +76.62% -3.75%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.55 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +19 21 £190 - 2
Guildford - 3 £148 - 3
Staines 0 2 £220 -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Egham +4 1 £450 +12.50%
Reigate - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 33 (84.62%) Windows
3 30 (76.92%) MCSE
4 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 23 (58.97%) MCP
6 22 (56.41%) Citrix
6 22 (56.41%) Office 365
7 21 (53.85%) ITIL
8 20 (51.28%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
9 19 (48.72%) LAN
9 19 (48.72%) WAN
9 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
10 18 (46.15%) DNS
10 18 (46.15%) DHCP
11 17 (43.59%) MCDST
11 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (41.03%) SCCM
13 12 (30.77%) XenApp
14 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
15 8 (20.51%) Cisco
16 7 (17.95%) MCSA
16 7 (17.95%) VMware
17 6 (15.38%) HP
17 6 (15.38%) CCNA
17 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
18 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
18 5 (12.82%) SLA

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 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
2 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) LAN
1 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
1 19 (48.72%) WAN
2 18 (46.15%) DHCP
2 18 (46.15%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) Skype
4 3 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) HTTP
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Service Desk Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) EDI
1 1 (2.56%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.56%) JMS
1 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) CMDB
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Change Management
2 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.56%) Data Management
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.56%) DevOps
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.56%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Presales
3 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) MCSE
2 23 (58.97%) MCP
3 17 (43.59%) MCDST
4 7 (17.95%) MCSA
5 6 (15.38%) CCNA
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.26%) BICSI Certification
6 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
6 4 (10.26%) JNCIS
6 4 (10.26%) LPIC
6 4 (10.26%) RHCE
7 1 (2.56%) CASP
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.56%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CRISC
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) XenApp
3 5 (12.82%) vSphere
4 4 (10.26%) Firmware
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Citrix
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) VMware
5 6 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) Dell
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) Mitel
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow