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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £352 - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £326 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.09 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £17.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -4.22%

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
179 232 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.93% 28.40% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 168 146
Median daily rate £420 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 5
Median hourly rate £37.75 £17.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.43% -51.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £25.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) CCA
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Dell KACE
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Power BI
5 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) MCPD
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Retail

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 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Power BI
1 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Support
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Director
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (12.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) MCPD
4 2 (25.00%) MCSD
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Dell KACE
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp