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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 79 49
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.20% 0.14% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.55% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.07 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +11.11%
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
153 183 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.18% 26.33% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 118 124
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Median hourly rate £83.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+295.23% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport - 1 - -
MCSE
Wales

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (28.57%) MCTS
5 2 (28.57%) GIS
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) arcserve
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec