Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 115 73
Rank change year-on-year -23 -42 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 26 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.78% 1.03% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 5.83% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 34
Surrey median daily rate £225 £190 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -47.59% +15.08%
10th Percentile £200 £143 £187
90th Percentile £388 £475 £528
South East median daily rate £378 £310 £360
% change year-on-year +21.77% -13.89% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.23% +22.86%
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £18.63 £21.33
% change year-on-year +4.05% -12.66% -0.79%

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 603 446 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.20% 17.59% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 302 468
Surrey median daily rate £465 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £264 £300
90th Percentile £605 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 33
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% -58.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.79 £10.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £49.38 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Leatherhead - 5 £375 - 2
Epsom - 4 - -
Woking +1 3 £200 +5.26% 2
Guildford -17 3 £375 - 5
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) MCSE
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Office 365
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) SCCM
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
6 11 (42.31%) VMware
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (34.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (30.77%) LAN
8 8 (30.77%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 7 (26.92%) MCDST
9 7 (26.92%) SLA
10 6 (23.08%) Wyse
10 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (19.23%) Investment Management
11 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (19.23%) DHCP
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 8 (30.77%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) Skype
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) HDInsight
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) R
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) MCSE
2 7 (26.92%) MCDST
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) MOS
6 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.85%) Nessus
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) Wyse
5 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
5 5 (19.23%) Reuters
6 4 (15.38%) McAfee
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Intel
7 3 (11.54%) Veritas
8 2 (7.69%) Avaya
8 2 (7.69%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Adobe
9 1 (3.85%) BMC
9 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
9 1 (3.85%) Mitel
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) Polycom
9 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds