Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 July 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 140 153
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -34
Contract jobs citing MCSE 25 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.66% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.70% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 23
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £315 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -12.50% -0.69%
10th Percentile £175 £105 £188
90th Percentile £494 £488 £429
South East median daily rate £395 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +21.54% -7.14% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% - -
South East median hourly rate £19.69 £17.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +12.53% -17.96% -1.02%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,323 1,468 1,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.84% 39.85% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 853 1,119
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £270 £266 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 98 55
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +157.58%
10th Percentile £17.80 £14.93 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.88 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year +55.56% -12.62% +14.44%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Hampshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Winchester - 6 £425 - 1
Hook +8 4 £375 +17.19% 1
Southampton -8 4 £450 +36.36%
Fareham -3 2 £422 -
Farnborough -16 2 - -
Petersfield - 2 £170 -
Basingstoke +1 1 £175 +59.09%
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) MCSA
5 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) MCP
7 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (28.00%) EMC
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (24.00%) Centrify
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) vSphere
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
11 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VoIP
1 3 (12.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) OLAP
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Developer
2 2 (8.00%) IT Support
2 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (8.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL Developer
2 2 (8.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) AIX
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (12.00%) Records Management
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (44.00%) MCSA
3 9 (36.00%) MCP
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) CCNP
8 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (4.00%) CCDP
9 1 (4.00%) CCIE
9 1 (4.00%) LPIC
9 1 (4.00%) MCTS
9 1 (4.00%) OSCP
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (4.00%) RHCE
9 1 (4.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
4 6 (24.00%) Centrify
4 6 (24.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Nintex
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Altiris
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Arqiva
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos