The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 70 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 1.75% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £370 £388 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +252.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.11% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +15.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
187 228 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.10% 25.88% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 170 148
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.65 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.72% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Bristol region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Bristol region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MCSD
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) MCPD
3 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) PABX
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
1 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Director
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCPD
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp