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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 1.35% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 6.08% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £365 £325 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £325 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £382 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +20.37%
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
129 181 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.54% 22.21% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 36
Median daily rate £400 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM

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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCA
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware