Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 48 70
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.97% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Somerset median daily rate - £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.75% +37.93%
South West median daily rate £475 £255 £363
% change year-on-year +86.27% -29.66% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £16.09 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +14.93% -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 96 101 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.78% 21.22% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 109
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £199 £213 £300
90th Percentile £538 £475 £468
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 25
Somerset median hourly rate £13.92 £40.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.21% -8.57% +22.55%
10th Percentile £10.69 £26.80 £38.45
90th Percentile £48.00 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -10.27% -6.41% +7.14%

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