The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +1.24% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year -22.64% -1.02%  

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 Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35 108 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 10.42% 32.05% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 39
Median daily rate £500 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £510 £855
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.58 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Merseyside

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Merseyside