The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 17 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing MCSE 30 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.82% 0.57% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.79% 2.82% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 10
Average daily rate
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£363 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -18.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.94% 20.11% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 45 70
Average daily rate £363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £245 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £22.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
3 30 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (93.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (78.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (78.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (78.13%) MS Exchange
5 24 (75.00%) Intel
5 24 (75.00%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (21.88%) FCoE
7 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (21.88%) NetScaler
7 7 (21.88%) vMotion
7 7 (21.88%) XenApp
7 7 (21.88%) VCP4
7 7 (21.88%) vSphere
7 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
7 7 (21.88%) SCCM
7 7 (21.88%) SCOM
7 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.88%) Citrix
7 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) VBScript

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (78.13%) MS Exchange
1 25 (78.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 25 (78.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
1 7 (21.88%) FCoE
1 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (21.88%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Architect
1 22 (68.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (93.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
1 7 (21.88%) VBScript
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (21.88%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.88%) XenApp
1 7 (21.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
1 7 (21.88%) SCOM
1 7 (21.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Intel
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) HP