Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 46 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 -13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.54% 0.88% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.67% 4.71% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Somerset median daily rate £160 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.83% -27.50% +23.08%
South West median daily rate £160 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -46.67% -14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +185.71% -34.88%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 141 85 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.06% 18.60% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 42 125
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £160 £216 £300
90th Percentile £550 £499 £472
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 30
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.64% -34.50% +55.45%
10th Percentile £10.81 £17.00 £37.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.50 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £28.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +37.50% -28.66% +12.14%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Somerset

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Somerset

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Somerset

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Yeovil - 7 £160 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) A+ Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) DCSE
2 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 7 (87.50%) Break/Fix
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Desktop Support
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Deskside Support
2 6 (75.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) A+ Certification
2 7 (87.50%) DCSE
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) VMware