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 27 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 68 69 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.36% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 2.01% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -14.86%
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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
193 149 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.88% 17.95% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 103 67
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £477 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Average hourly rate £37.39 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.72% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £16.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.70 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) CCEE
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ECDL
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) CCEE
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCT
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee