Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 87 108
Rank change year-on-year -35 +21 +3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 19 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.75% 2.18% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.38% 8.53% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 8
Surrey median daily rate £190 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.71% +15.70% +0.83%
10th Percentile £120 £186 £179
90th Percentile £370 £535 £371
South East median daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -6.43% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 16
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +21.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £14.30 £9.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £15.50 £46.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year -17.96% -1.02% +35.75%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 668 745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 17.15% 25.58% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 471 420
Surrey median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £300 £263
90th Percentile £572 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +2.75% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 38
Surrey median hourly rate £18.50 £43.25 £40.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.23% +7.92% +86.40%
10th Percentile £12.79 £9.70 £14.10
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.20 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Woking -4 8 £190 - 1
Staines 0 2 - -
Guildford +6 1 - - 2
Reigate - 1 £325 - 2
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) MCP
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) HP
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) BICSI Certification
8 5 (26.32%) XenApp
8 5 (26.32%) LPIC
8 5 (26.32%) CMDB
8 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) JNCIA
8 5 (26.32%) JNCIS
8 5 (26.32%) Firmware
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) Dell
8 5 (26.32%) RHCE
8 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
1 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Skype
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Technician
2 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) CMDB
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) Ruby
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCP
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) BICSI Certification
4 5 (26.32%) JNCIA
4 5 (26.32%) JNCIS
4 5 (26.32%) LPIC
4 5 (26.32%) RHCE
5 3 (15.79%) MCDST
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
7 1 (5.26%) MCSA
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) SCSM
3 1 (5.26%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Mitel
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp