Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 93 101
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 2.34% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Bristol median daily rate - £260 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.97% +134.09%
South West median daily rate £475 £255 £363
% change year-on-year +86.27% -29.66% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £16.09 -
South West median hourly rate - £16.09 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +14.93% -34.88%

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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 355 342 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 18.97% 22.16% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 215 295
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £211 £269 £259
90th Percentile £600 £613 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 19
Bristol median hourly rate £18.06 £30.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.79% +79.10% -60.00%
10th Percentile £16.04 £15.29 £12.23
90th Percentile £47.28 £50.75 £30.00
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -11.49% -5.13% +7.14%

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 21 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft