Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +26
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.44% 0.61% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 2.61% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Southampton median daily rate £263 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.24% +27.59% -
10th Percentile £219 £203 £353
90th Percentile £316 £484 £369
Hampshire median daily rate £145 £275 £363
% change year-on-year -47.27% -24.14% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £37.96
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.16 - £15.78

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 90 115 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.96% 23.57% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 73 149
Southampton median daily rate £395 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £281 £213 £295
90th Percentile £535 £566 £510
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 8
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £14.13 £41.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.21% -65.83% +180.34%
10th Percentile £37.05 £11.69 £26.76
90th Percentile £48.62 £25.50 £48.39
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.38% -12.35% +164.30%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Southampton

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Southampton

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification