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 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 East / Hampshire
Rank 104 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.12% 1.19% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 2.80% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 12
Median daily rate £463 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £326 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.06%
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 Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
701 787 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 41.60% 42.40% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 465 437
Median daily rate £410 £393 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +193.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.38 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £463 - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) Android
8 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSD
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCA
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (8.33%) RHCE
5 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas