Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 149 137
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing MCSE 40 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.13% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 2.32% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 13
Hampshire median daily rate £498 £415 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.88% +29.69% -8.57%
10th Percentile £389 £175 £189
90th Percentile £571 £455 £459
South East median daily rate £430 £414 £330
% change year-on-year +3.93% +25.38% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.50 £19.39 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.83% -48.31% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £17.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £21.27 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £19.39 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% +10.77% -17.96%

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 1,257 1,251 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.52% 33.54% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 638 752
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £283 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £512
South East median daily rate £429 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 57 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.33 £16.46
90th Percentile £59.85 £53.90 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £19.95
% change year-on-year +12.86% +75.44% -20.20%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +17 17 £510 -
Southampton +12 7 £400 -5.88% 2
Farnborough 0 7 £450 - 4
Winchester +13 4 £538 +26.47%
Havant +9 1 - -
Basingstoke +4 1 £500 +185.71%
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 19 (47.50%) Azure
5 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (35.00%) Citrix
8 14 (35.00%) CCNA
8 14 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (35.00%) PaaS
9 13 (32.50%) AWS
10 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
11 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
11 11 (27.50%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (27.50%) Architectural Design
12 10 (25.00%) SaaS
12 10 (25.00%) Degree
12 10 (25.00%) DNS
12 10 (25.00%) PRINCE
12 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
12 10 (25.00%) MCSA
12 10 (25.00%) Oracle
13 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (22.50%) vSphere
13 9 (22.50%) Project Delivery

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 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Azure
2 14 (35.00%) PaaS
3 13 (32.50%) AWS
4 10 (25.00%) SaaS
5 3 (7.50%) IaaS
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.00%) Office 365
7 1 (2.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.50%) FCoE
6 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) OLAP
3 4 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQLite
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Android Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.00%) Local Government
1 2 (5.00%) Marketing
1 2 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 3 (7.50%) SAP BW Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) ETL Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Dagger
1 2 (5.00%) RESTful
1 2 (5.00%) Retrofit
1 2 (5.00%) RxJava
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Architectural Design
2 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (22.50%) Project Delivery
4 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.00%) CCNA
5 14 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (27.50%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) MCSA
8 5 (12.50%) VCP5
9 4 (10.00%) VCP6
10 3 (7.50%) CCNP
10 3 (7.50%) MCP
11 2 (5.00%) CCDP
11 2 (5.00%) CCIE
11 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
11 2 (5.00%) LPIC
11 2 (5.00%) OSCP
12 1 (2.50%) CISSP
12 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (5.00%) vCloud
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.50%) vMotion
4 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.00%) vRealize
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) SAP
7 3 (7.50%) 3PAR
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) Intel
8 2 (5.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) CommVault
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam