The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 42 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.30% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 7.94% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £322
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +11.97%
MCSE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 63 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.06% 12.35% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 24 44
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +26.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.62 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.75 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Basildon +12 5 £275 -
Chelmsford - 2 £300 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) CCNA
3 12 (85.71%) MCP
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) CCA
4 11 (78.57%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (64.29%) MS Office
6 9 (64.29%) Data Analysis
7 8 (57.14%) Internet
7 8 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (50.00%) LAN
8 7 (50.00%) WLAN
8 7 (50.00%) WAN
8 7 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (42.86%) NHS
10 4 (28.57%) Windows
10 4 (28.57%) System Testing
11 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
11 3 (21.43%) Coaching
11 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 3 (21.43%) VMware
12 2 (14.29%) Firewall
12 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 2 (14.29%) Wireless
12 2 (14.29%) Degree
12 2 (14.29%) ITIL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) GroupWise
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 8 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Internet
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) NHS
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (64.29%) Data Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNA
3 12 (85.71%) MCP
4 11 (78.57%) CCA
4 11 (78.57%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) CCNP
6 1 (7.14%) HND
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) NDS
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Novell