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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 101 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 1.47% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 3.49% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 7
Median daily rate £303 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £310 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £602 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £321 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -1.15%
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 £17.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.79%
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
696 917 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.66% 42.22% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 538 499
Median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +181.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.71 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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
Southampton +4 2 £301 -16.89% 3
Hook +1 2 £303 -2.41%
Winchester +3 1 - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
10 3 (20.00%) CCA
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (13.33%) XenServer
11 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
11 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) StarTeam
1 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Application Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.67%) AIX
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) CCA
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) CCIE
6 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (13.33%) MCITP
6 2 (13.33%) MCP
6 2 (13.33%) MCSD
7 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (6.67%) MCSA
7 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) RHCE
7 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) AppSense
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas