The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / South East
Rank 202 173 141
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -32
Contract jobs citing MCSE 35 82 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 1.00% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 3.59% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 65
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £240 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £588 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £323
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Median hourly rate £21.29 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.91 £15.66 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.81 £43.20 £41.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +2.85%

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1975 2286 2615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.11% 27.86% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1190 1358 1270
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 122 125
Median hourly rate £23.19 £42.50 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.43% +133.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Kent - 8 £350 - 5
Berkshire -11 7 £250 -16.66% 2
Surrey +6 6 £438 +32.57% 8
West Sussex +5 5 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £375 -0.33%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £463 +54.16% 3
Middlesex +5 2 - -
Hampshire -5 1 £463 -2.63% 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (81.63%) Windows
3 59 (60.20%) Windows Server
4 52 (53.06%) VMware
5 51 (52.04%) Microsoft
6 40 (40.82%) Active Directory
7 34 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (34.69%) Cisco
8 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (27.55%) CCIE
10 26 (26.53%) MCP
10 26 (26.53%) MPLS
11 25 (25.51%) ITIL
12 24 (24.49%) MCSA
12 24 (24.49%) Dynamics NAV
13 19 (19.39%) MCITP
13 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
14 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (15.31%) Finance
17 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (14.29%) Network Security
17 14 (14.29%) Office 365
18 13 (13.27%) SCCM
18 13 (13.27%) Network Design
18 13 (13.27%) Retail
18 13 (13.27%) MS Office
18 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
19 12 (12.24%) LANDesk

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.10%) IIS
4 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.02%) Drupal
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Office 365
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.12%) IaaS
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.06%) SaaS
6 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.04%) PaaS
6 2 (2.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) MPLS
2 14 (14.29%) Network Security
3 11 (11.22%) DNS
4 10 (10.20%) DHCP
5 7 (7.14%) Firewall
5 7 (7.14%) Skype
6 6 (6.12%) SAN
6 6 (6.12%) VPN
7 5 (5.10%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.08%) LAN
8 4 (4.08%) NAS
8 4 (4.08%) WAN
9 3 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.06%) VoIP
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.04%) Wireless
11 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.02%) DB2
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.02%) MS Access
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) German Language
5 2 (2.04%) Local Government
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Architect
2 26 (26.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 20 (20.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (19.39%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (18.37%) Cisco Architect
6 15 (15.31%) Network Security Architect
6 15 (15.31%) Security Architect
7 13 (13.27%) Cisco Network Architect
7 13 (13.27%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (11.22%) Consultant
9 11 (11.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Cisco Security Architect
11 7 (7.14%) Network Architect
11 7 (7.14%) Server Engineer
11 7 (7.14%) VMware Architect
12 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
12 6 (6.12%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
12 6 (6.12%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.02%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) CSS3
2 1 (1.02%) HTML5
2 1 (1.02%) ODBC
2 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Clustering
3 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (81.63%) Windows
2 59 (60.20%) Windows Server
3 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.22%) Linux
7 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.10%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.02%) AIX
11 1 (1.02%) Android
11 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.02%) Unix
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Network Design
3 7 (7.14%) Migration
3 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.10%) Change Management
4 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.08%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.08%) Project Management
5 4 (4.08%) Server Patching
6 3 (3.06%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.06%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.06%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.06%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.08%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) Perl
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.02%) C++
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (27.55%) CCIE
4 26 (26.53%) MCP
5 24 (24.49%) MCSA
6 19 (19.39%) MCITP
7 8 (8.16%) CCNA
7 8 (8.16%) Degree
8 7 (7.14%) CCNP
9 6 (6.12%) A+ Certification
10 5 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (4.08%) MCSD
11 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
12 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.06%) MCDST
12 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.04%) MCTS
13 2 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.06%) Firmware
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.06%) vSphere
6 2 (2.04%) UAG
6 2 (2.04%) XenApp
6 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.04%) XenServer
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 11 (11.22%) Nessus
3 5 (5.10%) SCOM
4 4 (4.08%) Puppet
5 3 (3.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.04%) Ansible
6 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Netcool
7 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (53.06%) VMware
2 51 (52.04%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.69%) Cisco
4 12 (12.24%) LANDesk
5 11 (11.22%) SolarWinds
6 10 (10.20%) Citrix
7 4 (4.08%) Apple
7 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.08%) NetApp
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle
7 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.08%) Symantec
8 2 (2.04%) AppSense
8 2 (2.04%) Avaya
8 2 (2.04%) Dell
8 2 (2.04%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.04%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
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