Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 118 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 -35 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.28% 1.28% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.64% 8.15% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 33
Surrey median daily rate £275 £223 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.60% -47.65% +28.79%
10th Percentile £154 £146 £194
90th Percentile £388 £369 £480
South East median daily rate £389 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +11.07% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £33.00 -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £21.58 £29.92
% change year-on-year +54.79% -27.88% +40.80%

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 440 466 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.80% 15.65% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 310 252
Surrey median daily rate £450 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.50% -7.00%
10th Percentile £263 £298 £263
90th Percentile £602 £578 £544
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 30
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.64% -36.05%
10th Percentile £15.59 £13.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.00 £59.00 £42.76
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year +30.01% +0.75% -27.14%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -14 7 - -
Redhill +12 4 £275 +22.22% 1
Staines +10 4 £145 -34.09%
Guildford -13 4 £185 +25.42% 6
Tadworth +2 2 £275 +13.40%
Epsom - 2 £500 -
Godalming - 2 £370 - 2
Reigate +2 1 £275 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) ITIL
3 28 (73.68%) MCSE
4 24 (63.16%) WAN
4 24 (63.16%) Citrix
4 24 (63.16%) Office 365
5 23 (60.53%) Windows 7
5 23 (60.53%) LAN
6 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 22 (57.89%) SCCM
7 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
8 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
9 17 (44.74%) MCSA
10 15 (39.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
11 14 (36.84%) Internet
11 14 (36.84%) Avaya
12 13 (34.21%) Polycom
12 13 (34.21%) Finance
13 12 (31.58%) DNS
13 12 (31.58%) Apple
14 11 (28.95%) Mac OS X
14 11 (28.95%) Intranet
14 11 (28.95%) Wyse
14 11 (28.95%) IP Telephony
14 11 (28.95%) MOS
14 11 (28.95%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (28.95%) Mobile App
14 11 (28.95%) Windows 10

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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) WAN
2 23 (60.53%) LAN
3 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 14 (36.84%) Internet
5 12 (31.58%) DNS
6 11 (28.95%) Intranet
6 11 (28.95%) IP Telephony
7 10 (26.32%) DHCP
8 8 (21.05%) Firewall
9 6 (15.79%) VoIP
10 5 (13.16%) SAN
10 5 (13.16%) VPN
11 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
11 3 (7.89%) VLAN
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
12 2 (5.26%) Network Security
13 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Service Desk Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (23.68%) Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Service Desk Support
6 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
7 6 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
10 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
10 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Analyst
11 2 (5.26%) IT Technical Manager
11 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Mobile App
1 11 (28.95%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.95%) Mac OS X
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.26%) Unix
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) Android
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 4 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITSM
3 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.26%) Server Building
5 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Contract Management
6 1 (2.63%) Decision-Making
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) MCSE
2 17 (44.74%) MCSA
3 15 (39.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (28.95%) MOS
5 9 (23.68%) CCNA
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (18.42%) MCDST
6 7 (18.42%) MCP
7 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
7 3 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 2 (5.26%) VCP6
8 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (10.53%) Terminal Server
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) PaperCut
3 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Citrix
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) Avaya
4 13 (34.21%) Polycom
5 12 (31.58%) Apple
6 11 (28.95%) Wyse
7 6 (15.79%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco
9 3 (7.89%) Mitel
9 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
10 2 (5.26%) Bomgar
10 2 (5.26%) CommVault
10 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
10 2 (5.26%) Dell
10 2 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (5.26%) Google
10 2 (5.26%) Juniper
10 2 (5.26%) Meraki
10 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard