Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.16% 0.31% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 1.85% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Oxford median daily rate £375 £150 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -50.82% -4.69%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £394 £300 £305
% change year-on-year +31.25% -1.64% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Oxford median hourly rate - £18.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.01% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year - +21.01% -22.26%

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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 108 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.47% 16.80% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 87 83
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +15.38% -1.27%
10th Percentile £300 £247 £275
90th Percentile £595 £525 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 £17.77 £21.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.04% -16.13% -
10th Percentile £21.08 £17.46 £15.62
90th Percentile £24.44 £19.70 £27.41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.97 £17.77 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.61% -28.92% +11.11%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Oxford

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Oxford

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Oxford

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

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Single Sign-On

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) VMware