Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 101 103
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.29% 0.71% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 2.93% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Bristol median daily rate £352 £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.16% +43.52% -8.09%
10th Percentile £351 £327 £178
90th Percentile £425 £415 £366
South West median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% +28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £25.71 -

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 Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 403 444 385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.51% 24.25% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 310 268
Bristol median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £554 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £393 £393
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 14
Bristol median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +14.04% +24.36%
10th Percentile £15.75 £24.90 £11.78
90th Percentile £43.13 £46.60 £41.05
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Bristol

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Bristol

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco