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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 68 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 26 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.01% 1.23% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.62% 4.73% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £388 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £239 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £307 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £14.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £26.80 £18.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
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
341 338 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.33% 26.04% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 194 166
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 12
Median hourly rate £46.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.00 £50.44 £48.50
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 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Redhill - 7 £350 -
Woking - 7 - - 2
Staines -4 5 £550 -
Camberley - 2 £425 - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (75.00%) Windows
3 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
6 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (42.86%) VMware
8 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (39.29%) MS Office
10 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (35.71%) WSUS
12 19 (33.93%) MCSA
12 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
13 16 (28.57%) NetBackup
13 16 (28.57%) MCP
13 16 (28.57%) Intel Security
13 16 (28.57%) SCCM
13 16 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (26.79%) HP
15 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 14 (25.00%) Backup Exec
15 14 (25.00%) vSphere
15 14 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
16 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
16 13 (23.21%) ITIL
17 12 (21.43%) DHCP
17 12 (21.43%) DNS
17 12 (21.43%) LAN

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 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.93%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Office
2 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Office 365
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.14%) IaaS
5 4 (7.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.43%) DHCP
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) LAN
3 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 9 (16.07%) WAN
5 7 (12.50%) SAN
6 5 (8.93%) VPN
7 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) Extranet
8 1 (1.79%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.79%) SMTP
8 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Ant
2 5 (8.93%) Hudson
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Maven
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Support Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Desktop Support
2 11 (19.64%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Wintel Support
3 10 (17.86%) Server Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Server Support
4 8 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Support
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) ELK Stack
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 3 (5.36%) Contactless
6 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) AS400
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.93%) Linux
7 5 (8.93%) VMS
7 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) DevOps
2 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Software Deployment
3 5 (8.93%) Use Case
4 4 (7.14%) Information Security
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.14%) Logistics
4 4 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) CRM
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Python
3 8 (14.29%) Ruby
4 6 (10.71%) VB
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (33.93%) MCSA
3 16 (28.57%) MCP
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (16.07%) MCDST
6 7 (12.50%) CCNA
7 4 (7.14%) A+ Certification
7 4 (7.14%) CCNP
7 4 (7.14%) DBS Check
7 4 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CCA
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.57%) MCITP
8 2 (3.57%) MCTS
9 1 (1.79%) Degree
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.00%) vSphere
4 9 (16.07%) XenApp
5 5 (8.93%) Docker
6 4 (7.14%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) WSUS
2 16 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 16 (28.57%) SCCM
3 14 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 10 (17.86%) Puppet
5 8 (14.29%) Ansible
5 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (10.71%) SCOM
7 4 (7.14%) Sysprep
8 3 (5.36%) BladeLogic
9 2 (3.57%) Cacti
9 2 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Nagios
9 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 15 (26.79%) HP
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
6 5 (8.93%) Dell
6 5 (8.93%) Splunk
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco
7 4 (7.14%) Remedy
8 3 (5.36%) Juniper
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle
9 2 (3.57%) CommVault
9 2 (3.57%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.57%) Symantec
10 1 (1.79%) Aruba
10 1 (1.79%) Avaya
10 1 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) Sybase
10 1 (1.79%) Wyse