The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 61 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.57% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
275 199 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.40% 29.61% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 140 105
Median daily rate £405 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £139 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +284.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales - 4 - - 3
MCSE
UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (16.67%) Local Government
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Deskside Support
2 3 (50.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) arcserve
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec