Period
to 23 January 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 23 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 82 118
Rank change year-on-year -25 +36 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 33 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.18% 1.70% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 8.67% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 14
Surrey median daily rate £195 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.12% +28.79% -4.00%
10th Percentile £145 £413 £313
90th Percentile £335 £488 £489
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Surrey median hourly rate £30.25 - £20.00
10th Percentile £18.58 - £16.65
90th Percentile £42.53 - £45.50
South East median hourly rate £20.66 £17.06 £21.55
% change year-on-year +21.07% -20.84% +10.77%

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 449 392 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.09% 19.63% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 246 499
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.80%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £312
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £410 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 39
Surrey median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -36.05% +102.35%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £11.96
90th Percentile £49.88 £46.44 £63.78
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.70% -35.21% +108.82%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 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 - 23 £190 - 1
Guildford - 2 £148 - 2
Staines -9 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 £243 -
Redhill - 1 £225 - 1
Cranleigh - 1 £350 - 1
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (78.79%) Windows
3 26 (78.79%) Office 365
4 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
5 24 (72.73%) MCP
6 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (63.64%) LAN
6 21 (63.64%) WAN
6 21 (63.64%) DHCP
6 21 (63.64%) DNS
6 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
7 20 (60.61%) SCCM
8 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
8 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
9 18 (54.55%) Citrix
10 17 (51.52%) ITIL
10 17 (51.52%) MCDST
10 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (27.27%) XenApp
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco
13 6 (18.18%) MCSA
13 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (15.15%) SQL
14 5 (15.15%) HP
15 4 (12.12%) RHCE
15 4 (12.12%) SLA
15 4 (12.12%) Linux

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 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) DHCP
1 21 (63.64%) DNS
1 21 (63.64%) LAN
1 21 (63.64%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
4 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) CMDB
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Content Management
2 3 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.09%) Server Patching
2 3 (9.09%) Service Design
2 3 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.03%) DevOps
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Presales
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (72.73%) MCP
3 17 (51.52%) MCDST
4 6 (18.18%) MCSA
5 4 (12.12%) RHCE
6 3 (9.09%) BICSI Certification
6 3 (9.09%) CCNA
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 3 (9.09%) LPIC
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (6.06%) MOS
8 1 (3.03%) CEH
8 1 (3.03%) CISSP
8 1 (3.03%) CRISC
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) Firmware
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (60.61%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Polycom
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Wyse
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel