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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 82 68 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.68% 2.13% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 6.79% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £238 £348 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.65% +152.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £330 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £445 £262
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.11% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +15.49%

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
202 383 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.67% 31.32% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 252 159
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 16
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Woking -5 2 £195 - 3
Guildford +1 1 - - 3
Staines -2 1 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (91.18%) Windows
3 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
4 24 (70.59%) Cisco
5 22 (64.71%) CCIE
5 22 (64.71%) MPLS
6 21 (61.76%) VMware
6 21 (61.76%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (35.29%) Retail
7 12 (35.29%) Network Design
8 10 (29.41%) Network Security
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) CCNP
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.71%) Office 365
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (11.76%) Ruby
13 4 (11.76%) IaaS
13 4 (11.76%) PaaS
13 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
13 4 (11.76%) Puppet

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) IaaS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) MPLS
2 10 (29.41%) Network Security
3 3 (8.82%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (35.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Architect
1 22 (64.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco Architect
3 16 (47.06%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (35.29%) Network Security Architect
4 12 (35.29%) Security Architect
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco Network Architect
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Security Architect
7 6 (17.65%) VMware Architect
8 5 (14.71%) Consultant
8 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 5 (14.71%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (14.71%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Consultant
9 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
10 3 (8.82%) Office 365 Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.88%) CMDB
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Network Design
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) BCP
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.76%) Perl
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) Ruby
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (64.71%) CCIE
4 7 (20.59%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) MCSA
6 2 (5.88%) BICSI Certification
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.88%) LPIC
6 2 (5.88%) RHCE
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
7 1 (2.94%) MCSD
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp