Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 145 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 22 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 0.49% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.21% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 29
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.10% -22.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £105 £249
90th Percentile £494 £456 £586
South East median daily rate £400 £334 £350
% change year-on-year +19.85% -4.64% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Hampshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.32% -62.06%
South East median hourly rate £20.66 £21.91 £21.33
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.70% +6.65%

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 1,372 1,493 1,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 36.72% 40.76% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 962 1,097
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £423 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +11.18% +2.70%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 102 62
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.70 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.79% -14.71% +163.00%
10th Percentile £17.20 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.76 £52.50 £56.88
South East median hourly rate £25.72 £22.76 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.99% -28.88% +60.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Southampton +8 6 £363 -19.44% 1
Winchester - 5 £430 -
Portsmouth - 3 £400 -
Farnborough -9 2 - - 3
Petersfield - 2 £135 - 3
Fareham -5 1 - -
Basingstoke -20 1 - -
Fleet - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) MCSA
5 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) MCP
8 6 (27.27%) EMC
8 6 (27.27%) vSphere
8 6 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (22.73%) Centrify
9 5 (22.73%) Office 365
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Project Management
10 4 (18.18%) Change Management
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) CCNA
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
10 4 (18.18%) 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) OLAP
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 2 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (54.55%) MCSA
3 7 (31.82%) MCP
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.55%) CCDP
8 1 (4.55%) CCIE
8 1 (4.55%) CCNP
8 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) LPIC
8 1 (4.55%) OSCP
8 1 (4.55%) RHCE
8 1 (4.55%) VCP5
8 1 (4.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) vCloud
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) HP ALM
2 2 (9.09%) MaaS360
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) Centrify
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Arqiva
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee