The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 82 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.57% 1.32% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 6.09% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
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£145 £400 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £195 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £307
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +3.26%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
354 279 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.21% 21.73% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 158 121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.16 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.76% -35.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £16.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £25.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 1 - - 2
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Horley - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (80.00%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) MCSA
5 10 (33.33%) MS Office
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) ISA Server
7 8 (26.67%) MCITP
7 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (23.33%) Firewall
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) MCP
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 6 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (20.00%) UAG
9 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (20.00%) SCCM
9 6 (20.00%) SCOM
10 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (16.67%) F5
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) VoIP
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) Broadband
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) 3G
7 1 (3.33%) Intranet
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Server Support
4 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Network Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Deskside Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Android
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCSA
3 8 (26.67%) MCITP
4 7 (23.33%) MCP
5 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
6 3 (10.00%) MCDST
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.33%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) ISA Server
2 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (20.00%) UAG
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
1 6 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 5 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) CommVault
6 3 (10.00%) Apple
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Mitel
8 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.33%) Sybase
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee