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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 36 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.72% 0.47% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 2.11% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £395 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
MCSE
Hampshire

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
74 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.52% 22.41% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 58
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware