Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.78% 1.36% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.88% 11.59% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Northampton median daily rate £350 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.78% -8.16%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £213
90th Percentile £438 £400 £238
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £375 £225
% change year-on-year -6.67% +66.67% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £15.75 -

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 Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 77 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 16.45% 11.69% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 42
Northampton median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £158 £110 £215
90th Percentile £488 £475 £536
Northamptonshire median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -9.38% - +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Northampton median hourly rate - £15.13 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.33% +23.47%
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £13.63 £18.52
% change year-on-year - -26.43% +23.47%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Northampton

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Northampton

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Northampton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Northampton

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 11 (84.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (69.23%) VMware
6 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
6 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
6 8 (61.54%) VCAP
6 8 (61.54%) Project Management
7 7 (53.85%) NetApp
7 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (53.85%) Automotive
7 7 (53.85%) CCIE
7 7 (53.85%) ERP
7 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 7 (53.85%) High Availability
7 7 (53.85%) SDLC
7 7 (53.85%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (53.85%) Degree
7 7 (53.85%) Clustering
7 7 (53.85%) PLM
7 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VSAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 7 (53.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 11 (84.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (53.85%) ERP
4 7 (53.85%) High Availability
4 7 (53.85%) PLM
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) VCAP
4 7 (53.85%) CCIE
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) CCNP
7 1 (7.69%) CNE
7 1 (7.69%) MCSA
7 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk