The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 34 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 1.44% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 13.79% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £130 £406 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +103.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +11.97%
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.25% 10.47% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 32
Median daily rate £335 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £296 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Nessus
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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