The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 43 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.50% 2.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 13.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £204 £221 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.64% 16.24% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 32
Median daily rate £300 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 - £14.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 - £19.00
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 Northamptonshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Daventry - 1 £195 -
MCSE
East Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (60.00%) Unix
5 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 6 (60.00%) NetApp
5 6 (60.00%) CAD
5 6 (60.00%) Project Management
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (60.00%) SDLC
5 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (60.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) PABX
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) CAD
2 6 (60.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix