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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Surrey
Rank 75 66 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.37% 2.78% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 9.70% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 24
Median daily rate £200 £438 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.28% +44.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £343 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £311
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +25.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +33.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 229 371 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.61% 28.67% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 253 191
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 17
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +14.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £61.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +3 3 £210 -53.33% 2
Woking -2 2 £195 - 5
Staines -6 2 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) MCSE
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) ITIL
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) WAN
7 7 (26.92%) LAN
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) MS Office
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (19.23%) PaaS
9 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 5 (19.23%) Puppet
9 5 (19.23%) Office 365
9 5 (19.23%) Ruby
9 5 (19.23%) Perl
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) MCSA
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) PaaS
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
1 7 (26.92%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) MPLS
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) Skype
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (15.38%) Architect
1 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Specialist
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ActiveX
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) IT Audit
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 5 (19.23%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) MCSE
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
4 4 (15.38%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) MCITP
6 2 (7.69%) BICSI Certification
6 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.69%) LPIC
6 2 (7.69%) RHCE
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) MCDST
7 1 (3.85%) MCP
7 1 (3.85%) MCSD
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) Acronis
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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