Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 118 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 -47 +51
Contract jobs citing MCSE 25 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.77% 1.04% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 6.80% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 34
Surrey median daily rate £275 £190 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.74% -55.29% +37.10%
10th Percentile £182 £122 £202
90th Percentile £388 £331 £476
South East median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.00 £37.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.41% +144.47%
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £16.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year +17.48% -12.91% -12.09%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 621 412 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.04% 15.34% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 264 335
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £293 £268 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 27
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £19.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.77% -43.38% -6.21%
10th Percentile £14.66 £13.44 £12.70
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.38 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £24.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year +64.10% -11.36% -11.00%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Surrey

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Epsom - 6 £500 - 2
Woking -8 3 £200 +5.26% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £375 -
Godalming - 2 £370 - 1
Guildford -19 1 £375 +154.24% 4
Redhill - 1 £275 -
Tadworth - 1 £275 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) SCCM
3 17 (68.00%) Office 365
4 15 (60.00%) ITIL
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
6 12 (48.00%) Windows 10
7 11 (44.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (36.00%) Finance
9 9 (36.00%) Citrix
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (36.00%) WAN
10 8 (32.00%) Wyse
10 8 (32.00%) LAN
10 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (32.00%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (28.00%) DNS
11 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (24.00%) MCSA
12 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (24.00%) Internet
12 6 (24.00%) Polycom
12 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (20.00%) MCDST

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) Office 365
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Intranet
5 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCSA
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (20.00%) MCDST
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (16.00%) MOS
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
5 3 (12.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) VCP6
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCP
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) PaperCut
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) Wyse
5 6 (24.00%) Polycom
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) Apple
7 4 (16.00%) Avaya
7 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
7 4 (16.00%) Reuters
8 3 (12.00%) Intel
8 3 (12.00%) McAfee
8 3 (12.00%) Veritas
9 2 (8.00%) Bomgar
9 2 (8.00%) CommVault
9 2 (8.00%) Dell
9 2 (8.00%) Google
9 2 (8.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard