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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 63 64 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% 0.77% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 2.44% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +32.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.35 £15.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+34.47% -24.40%
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
181 205 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.05% 31.73% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 131 52
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £25.00 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) EPoS
3 2 (50.00%) MCDST
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco