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 19 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £225 £410 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +41.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+9.22% +1.40%

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
53 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.46% 25.94% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 45
Median daily rate £338 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £323 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £465 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +31.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £38.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Bath - 1 £225 -
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) OLTP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) tSQLt
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco