Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 116 95
Rank change year-on-year -22 -21 +17
Contract jobs citing MCSE 26 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.84% 0.81% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 4.40% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Surrey median daily rate £225 £195 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -44.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £191 £179 £294
90th Percentile £373 £510 £544
South East median daily rate £356 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +9.62% -7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.00% -33.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £41.75 £14.30 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £15.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £17.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +155.88% -20.30% -1.02%

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 554 432 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.82% 18.31% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 293 463
Surrey median daily rate £463 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -10.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £600 £565 £585
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 48
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.05% -52.22% +12.08%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.90 £11.64
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £63.80
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +77.50% -45.58% +63.33%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Woking +11 9 £195 +2.63% 1
Epsom - 3 - -
Guildford -11 2 £375 - 1
Redhill - 1 £225 -
Tadworth - 1 £243 -
Cranleigh - 1 £350 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) SCCM
3 18 (69.23%) Office 365
4 14 (53.85%) ITIL
4 14 (53.85%) Citrix
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (42.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (38.46%) DNS
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (34.62%) LAN
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
9 8 (30.77%) Wyse
9 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (30.77%) MCDST
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 7 (26.92%) DHCP
10 7 (26.92%) SLA
10 7 (26.92%) MCP
11 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 6 (23.08%) HP
11 6 (23.08%) VMware
11 6 (23.08%) Investment Management
11 6 (23.08%) PowerShell

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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Office 365
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) LAN
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 7 (26.92%) DHCP
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) Intranet
6 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) CMDB
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Server Patching
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) Software Distribution
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCDST
3 7 (26.92%) MCP
4 4 (15.38%) MCSA
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (11.54%) MOS
5 3 (11.54%) RHCE
5 3 (11.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) BICSI Certification
6 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.69%) LPIC
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) MCTS
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Firmware
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) KVM
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Citrix
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Wyse
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Reuters
6 3 (11.54%) Apple
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Intel
6 3 (11.54%) McAfee
6 3 (11.54%) Polycom
6 3 (11.54%) Veritas
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper