The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / London
Rank 314 323 292
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing MCSE 81 90 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 2.26% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 76
Median daily rate £325 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £174 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +1.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3205 3980 3623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.84% 18.61% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2730 2407
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 83
Median hourly rate £26.19 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in London

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in London

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
City of London +3 19 £320 +7.56% 6
Croydon - 4 - - 1
Enfield - 2 - -
Romford - 1 £145 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 177 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (77.97%) Windows
3 115 (64.97%) Active Directory
4 112 (63.28%) Microsoft
5 77 (43.50%) Windows Server
6 70 (39.55%) ITIL
7 68 (38.42%) VMware
8 59 (33.33%) Citrix
9 54 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (26.55%) MS Exchange
12 46 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (25.42%) CCNA
14 44 (24.86%) Cisco
14 44 (24.86%) MCP
15 43 (24.29%) MCSA
16 41 (23.16%) PowerShell
16 41 (23.16%) Office 365
17 40 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 40 (22.60%) MS Excel
18 39 (22.03%) Firewall
19 37 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (20.90%) MCITP
20 36 (20.34%) Finance
21 35 (19.77%) SCCM
22 34 (19.21%) MS Office
22 34 (19.21%) LAN
23 33 (18.64%) Hyper-V
24 31 (17.51%) WAN
25 29 (16.38%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 47 (26.55%) MS Exchange
2 26 (14.69%) Skype for Business
3 22 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (10.73%) SharePoint
5 15 (8.47%) IIS
6 13 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.39%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.26%) Apache
9 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.13%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.56%) CMS
11 1 (0.56%) Confluence
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.56%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (22.60%) MS Excel
2 34 (19.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) Eikon
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.16%) Office 365
2 40 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (6.78%) IaaS
6 9 (5.08%) PaaS
7 8 (4.52%) SaaS
8 7 (3.95%) OneDrive
9 5 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.13%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (1.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.03%) Firewall
2 34 (19.21%) LAN
3 31 (17.51%) WAN
4 28 (15.82%) Internet
5 26 (14.69%) SAN
6 24 (13.56%) TCP/IP
7 20 (11.30%) DNS
7 20 (11.30%) Wireless
8 18 (10.17%) Skype
8 18 (10.17%) VPN
9 14 (7.91%) DHCP
10 13 (7.34%) Ethernet
11 12 (6.78%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (5.65%) NAS
13 9 (5.08%) VLAN
14 8 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.95%) Kerberos
16 5 (2.82%) MPLS
16 5 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
9 1 (0.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.82%) CruiseControl
2 5 (2.82%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 36 (20.34%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Retail
3 12 (6.78%) Legal
4 10 (5.65%) Banking
5 9 (5.08%) Back Office
6 4 (2.26%) Law
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
8 2 (1.13%) Games
8 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (15.25%) Support Engineer
2 25 (14.12%) Architect
3 23 (12.99%) Analyst
4 22 (12.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.17%) Desktop Support
6 14 (7.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.34%) Consultant
7 13 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.21%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.65%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.65%) IT Engineer
11 9 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.52%) Administrator
12 8 (4.52%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.78%) .NET
1 12 (6.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.95%) HTML
2 7 (3.95%) Middleware
3 6 (3.39%) WCF
4 5 (2.82%) Web Services
4 5 (2.82%) WF
5 4 (2.26%) OAuth
5 4 (2.26%) SAML
6 2 (1.13%) COM
6 2 (1.13%) REST
6 2 (1.13%) SOAP
6 2 (1.13%) WAP
7 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.73%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.17%) Blackberry
4 16 (9.04%) Clustering
5 14 (7.91%) Client/Server
6 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.08%) Replication
7 8 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (3.95%) NHS
9 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.82%) Public Cloud
11 4 (2.26%) PKI
11 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
13 2 (1.13%) EMC VNX
13 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (1.13%) Fintech
13 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
13 2 (1.13%) Statistics
14 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (77.97%) Windows
2 77 (43.50%) Windows Server
3 48 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.38%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (9.60%) Windows 8
8 14 (7.91%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.65%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.52%) Linux
11 4 (2.26%) Unix
12 3 (1.69%) Android
12 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.55%) ITIL
2 28 (15.82%) Migration
3 24 (13.56%) Change Management
4 16 (9.04%) Time Management
5 15 (8.47%) Identity Management
6 14 (7.91%) Problem Management
6 14 (7.91%) Validation
7 9 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.08%) Project Management
7 9 (5.08%) Service Management
8 8 (4.52%) CRM
8 8 (4.52%) DevOps
8 8 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.52%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.52%) TOGAF
8 8 (4.52%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (4.52%) Workflow
9 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.16%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.17%) SQL
3 13 (7.34%) C#
4 11 (6.21%) Java
5 7 (3.95%) VBScript
6 6 (3.39%) C++
7 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (25.42%) CCNA
4 44 (24.86%) MCP
5 43 (24.29%) MCSA
6 37 (20.90%) MCITP
7 28 (15.82%) Degree
8 23 (12.99%) MCDST
9 19 (10.73%) MCTS
10 18 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (7.91%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (7.91%) Security Cleared
13 13 (7.34%) ACDT
13 13 (7.34%) ACHDS
13 13 (7.34%) ACTC
13 13 (7.34%) CCIE
13 13 (7.34%) MCSM
13 13 (7.34%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (6.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) SLA
2 6 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) GCP
4 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 115 (64.97%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (18.64%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.91%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (7.34%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.65%) XenApp
7 8 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.39%) vSphere
9 5 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.82%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.26%) UAG
11 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.69%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.13%) Docker
12 2 (1.13%) NFS
13 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.56%) NDS
13 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (19.77%) SCCM
2 21 (11.86%) SCOM
3 10 (5.65%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.52%) WSUS
5 6 (3.39%) Puppet
5 6 (3.39%) vMotion
5 6 (3.39%) WMI
6 5 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.26%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.26%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.26%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.69%) Ansible
8 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.13%) Nagios
9 2 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 112 (63.28%) Microsoft
2 68 (38.42%) VMware
3 59 (33.33%) Citrix
4 44 (24.86%) Cisco
5 20 (11.30%) Apple
6 18 (10.17%) HP
7 13 (7.34%) Oracle
8 10 (5.65%) EMC
8 10 (5.65%) NetApp
9 9 (5.08%) Forcepoint
10 8 (4.52%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.52%) Symantec
11 7 (3.95%) Intel Security
11 7 (3.95%) Sophos
12 6 (3.39%) Intel
12 6 (3.39%) Lotus
12 6 (3.39%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.82%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.82%) Palo Alto
14 4 (2.26%) Veeam
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