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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 79 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 17 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.12% 1.56% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% 6.98% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 10
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£338 £350 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +83.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £133 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £415 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.60 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
410 301 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.08% 22.41% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 143
Average daily rate £430 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 24
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -20.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

MCSE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014. 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
Farnham - 3 - - 1
Horley - 2 - -
Leatherhead -10 1 - - 1
Guildford -17 1 - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) MCSA
5 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 12 (36.36%) MCP
6 11 (33.33%) ISA Server
7 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
7 10 (30.30%) MS Office
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) MCITP
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (21.21%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.21%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) SAN
11 6 (18.18%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) SLA
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) SCCM
11 6 (18.18%) SCOM
11 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 6 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (18.18%) UAG
11 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (15.15%) F5

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (30.30%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Intranet
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Support Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Server Support
3 6 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Wintel Support
5 4 (12.12%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) WAP
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) CMDB
1 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
1 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) MCSA
2 12 (36.36%) MCP
3 8 (24.24%) MCITP
4 5 (15.15%) MCDST
5 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (18.18%) UAG
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
1 6 (18.18%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) WSUS
3 3 (9.09%) Sysprep
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) F5
4 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) CommVault
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.03%) Sybase
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee