The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 104 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 12 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.60% 1.31% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 3.41% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 11
Median daily rate £413 £348 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
806 820 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.04% 38.28% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 495 383
Median daily rate £400 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 26
Median hourly rate £47.83 £19.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -56.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hook -3 4 £415 +24.81%
Southampton +1 1 £400 +16.36% 3
Basingstoke -8 1 £425 +9.67% 3
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (50.00%) vSphere
7 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) DNS
9 8 (36.36%) ITIL
9 8 (36.36%) MCSA
9 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 6 (27.27%) DHCP
11 6 (27.27%) Service Management
11 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
12 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (22.73%) HP
12 5 (22.73%) Linux
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
12 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
12 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
12 5 (22.73%) PKI
13 4 (18.18%) Military
13 4 (18.18%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.55%) IPsec
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.55%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (18.18%) Military
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Database Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
3 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) MCSA
4 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) MCP
7 1 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (4.55%) CCNP
7 1 (4.55%) CCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCSE
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.55%) RHCE
7 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
7 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Wyse
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 2 (9.09%) Lumension
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia