The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 32 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.04% 1.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £245 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.45%
MCSE
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.49% 42.73% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 16
Median daily rate £300 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £42.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.83 £69.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam