Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 47 64
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.47% 2.09% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 15.91% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £175 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +21.74% +27.78%
10th Percentile £163 £304 £258
90th Percentile £290 £438 £380
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £15.75
East Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - +58.73% -10.00%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 95 88 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.23% 13.15% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 78 70
Northamptonshire median daily rate £373 £375 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -4.34% -2.00%
10th Percentile £185 £154 £150
90th Percentile £558 £491 £515
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.22 - £11.25
10th Percentile £11.20 - £9.45
90th Percentile £13.41 - £14.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +1.45% -1.43%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Northamptonshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Northampton -30 1 - - 3
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Data Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Server Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) VCP6
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) VMware