The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 60 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.82% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 3.55% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £438 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +53.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +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
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
158 169 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.16% 23.15% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 53
Median daily rate £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Median hourly rate £29.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £9.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.30 £39.80
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 Hertfordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSE
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware