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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.93% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 4.29% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £365 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £325 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £392 £310
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
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
145 163 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.45% 21.59% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 42
Median daily rate £394 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -32.43%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
6 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (16.67%) CommVault
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware