The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 137 131 166
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Contract jobs citing MCSE 10 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 4.25% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 15
Median daily rate £325 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
431 471 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.69% 15.54% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 338 619
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Median hourly rate £15.94 £21.81 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% +16.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £36.34 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) CCNA
7 7 (25.93%) CCA
7 7 (25.93%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) Banking
8 6 (22.22%) Workflow
8 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 5 (18.52%) Coaching
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
9 5 (18.52%) Office 365
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) Change Management
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco
9 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 2 (7.41%) MS Project Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.70%) GroupWise
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) ISDN
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) PBX
3 2 (7.41%) PSTN
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Support
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Telephony Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) Coaching
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) Presales
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.70%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Records Management
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCA
2 7 (25.93%) CCNA
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) MCITP
5 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.41%) MCTS
6 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.41%) PMP
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.70%) MCP
7 1 (3.70%) MCSD
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) HP
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