Period
to 22 January 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 22 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 147 141
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 -27
Contract jobs citing MCSE 21 12 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.61% 0.34% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 0.89% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 35
Hampshire median daily rate £145 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.27% -24.14% +5.46%
10th Percentile £128 £169 £325
90th Percentile £340 £330 £595
South East median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.16 - £15.78
South East median hourly rate £20.66 £17.06 £21.55
% change year-on-year +21.07% -20.84% +10.77%

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 1,184 1,348 1,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.36% 38.10% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 901 1,033
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £220 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £405 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +0.50% +0.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 73
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.98% -25.29% +163.00%
10th Percentile £18.09 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.25 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.70% -36.11% +111.76%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Portsmouth +3 6 £369 +50.51%
Petersfield - 6 £135 - 1
Southampton +2 2 £263 -12.86% 1
Basingstoke -21 2 £195 -
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Fleet - 2 £320 -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

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

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (61.90%) Office 365
6 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
7 10 (47.62%) Change Management
7 10 (47.62%) vSphere
8 9 (42.86%) VoIP
9 8 (38.10%) Avaya
9 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
9 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
9 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
9 8 (38.10%) IP Telephony
9 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (23.81%) MCSA
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
12 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 3 (14.29%) Skype
12 3 (14.29%) Server Building
12 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 3 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (14.29%) McAfee
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco

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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) VoIP
2 8 (38.10%) IP Telephony
3 3 (14.29%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Change Management
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Server Building
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.52%) VCP6
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) vSphere
3 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) NFS
4 2 (9.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Avaya
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam