The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 61 30
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.66% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.23% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £298 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £324
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.28 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +12.18%
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 West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 124 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.15% 20.50% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 52
Median daily rate £425 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.42 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.60 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper