The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 30 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.89% 3.47% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 20.59% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.42 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.40% 16.83% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 10
Median daily rate £350 £389 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Median hourly rate £41.13 £30.08 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% -29.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth +1 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Network Management
6 1 (14.29%) SIEM
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (14.29%) Skype
6 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix