The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 54 46
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.75% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £321 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.88% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £17.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+14.53% -7.79%
MCSE
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 109 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.58% 28.17% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 78 62
Median daily rate £350 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.45 £17.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) tSQLt
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) tSQLt
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Development DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware