The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 55 44
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.64% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
MCSE
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.71% 30.25% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 58
Average daily rate £325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Average hourly rate £51.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £8.75 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.81 £28.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Power BI
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Sun