Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 149 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 -31 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 25 18 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.71% 0.47% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 1.24% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 62
Hampshire median daily rate £258 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.17% -17.24% +6.62%
10th Percentile £128 £174 £306
90th Percentile £388 £469 £576
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.83 - £15.78
10th Percentile £18.17 - £14.04
90th Percentile £36.49 - £33.69
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £21.35
% change year-on-year +2.58% -20.08% +25.06%

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 1244 1448 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.29% 37.64% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 959 1092
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +3.72%
10th Percentile £212 £275 £269
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 81 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.15 £52.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

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 20 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 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
Southampton +11 6 £300 -36.00% 1
Portsmouth -1 6 £319 +30.10%
Petersfield - 5 £135 -
Basingstoke -26 2 £195 -25.00%
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Havant - 1 - -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £320 - 1
MCSE
South East

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

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (48.00%) Office 365
6 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (36.00%) Change Management
8 9 (36.00%) VoIP
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (32.00%) vSphere
10 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
10 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (28.00%) IP Telephony
10 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (28.00%) Avaya
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (24.00%) MCSA
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (24.00%) Firewall
11 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
12 5 (20.00%) CCNA
12 5 (20.00%) ITIL
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 4 (16.00%) McAfee
13 4 (16.00%) Skype

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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) VoIP
2 7 (28.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Skype
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) IPsec
7 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.00%) PSTN
7 1 (4.00%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Change Management
2 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Data Encryption
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Server Building
5 2 (8.00%) BCP
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCSA
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) CCNP
6 2 (8.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.00%) CISSP
7 1 (4.00%) HNC
7 1 (4.00%) HND
7 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
7 1 (4.00%) VCAP
7 1 (4.00%) VCP6
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) vSphere
3 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Avaya
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) McAfee
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Meraki
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec