Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - +17 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.43% - 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Bedford median daily rate £335 - £350
Bedfordshire median daily rate £318 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.57% 26.32% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 18
Bedford median daily rate £130 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £125 £305 £187
90th Percentile £342 £412 £523
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £420 £360
% change year-on-year -1.79% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.53% -10.00% +3.90%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Bedford

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Bedford

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware