Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 49 58
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.13% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 8.04% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% -
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +30.43% +4.55% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.43 £25.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +81.72% +127.27% -37.14%

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 100 112 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.50% 15.18% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 84 71
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -10.00% -9.86%
10th Percentile £259 £180 £198
90th Percentile £500 £496 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year - +5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £25.59 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.88% +127.42% -39.25%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.95 £9.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.02 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% +63.93% -12.86%

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 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 20 July 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 -14 1 £350 +19.15%
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware