Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 July 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.89% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 3.19% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +111.76%
East of England median daily rate £363 £230 £338
% change year-on-year +57.61% -31.85% +43.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +25.00% -36.59% -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 87 94 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 12.87% 14.03% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 91
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £259 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
East of England median daily rate £399 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.33% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 16
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £17.60 £33.70 £19.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.78 £44.88
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £27.62 £21.22
% change year-on-year -16.73% +30.18% -24.64%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Bedfordshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 5 - - 1
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) Programme Governance
3 3 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) CCA
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) VCAP
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) CMMI

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) CMMI
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) VCAP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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