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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 69 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £275 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
MCSE
UK

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
199 307 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.39% 39.26% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 166 116
Median daily rate £375 £409 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 12
Median hourly rate £42.29 £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.25% -34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.60 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £32.10 £25.00
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 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 2 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
South Wales -7 3 £350 +27.27% 1
West Wales - 1 - -
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UK

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) GIS
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) AS400

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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware