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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 104 107 99
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 12 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.65% 0.69% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 1.71% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Median daily rate £168 £405 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.64% +26.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £415 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +1.44% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.09% +22.85%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 768 877 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.81% 40.30% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 586 437
Median daily rate £415 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 24 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +145.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £54.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +9 5 £110 -74.11% 1
Fareham - 3 - - 1
Southampton +7 2 £419 +6.01% 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (20.00%) RFID
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) iPad
8 2 (13.33%) Office 365

MCSE
Top Related 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) RFID
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Cabling Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.67%) Personalization
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSD
4 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe
5 1 (6.67%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Basingstoke
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