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 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 67 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 1.08% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £390 £165 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -43.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £165 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £165 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.15 £16.54
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +27.88%
MCSE
South West

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
252 185 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.81% 20.40% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 133 88
Median daily rate £420 £380 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +82.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Service Design
6 4 (33.33%) MCSA
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (33.33%) Android
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Dell
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) MPLS
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Service Assurance Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Design
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CCA
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp