Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 111 87
Rank change year-on-year -13 -24 +37
Contract jobs citing MCSE 29 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.95% 1.21% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 7.42% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 26
Surrey median daily rate £275 £195 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.03% -54.12% +28.79%
10th Percentile £223 £145 £413
90th Percentile £396 £335 £488
South East median daily rate £411 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +17.50% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £30.25 -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £20.66 £17.06
% change year-on-year +61.70% +21.07% -20.84%

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 472 445 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.50% 16.25% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 289 252
Surrey median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £405
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.06% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 26
Surrey median hourly rate £43.75 £44.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.13% +60.91% -36.05%
10th Percentile £15.40 £13.00 £12.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.88 £46.44
South East median hourly rate £38.25 £25.69 £23.27
% change year-on-year +48.89% +10.42% -33.53%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -10 8 - - 2
Redhill +11 4 £275 +22.22%
Tadworth +1 2 £275 +13.40%
Epsom - 2 £500 -
Godalming - 2 £370 -
Reigate - 1 £275 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 25 (86.21%) Office 365
4 23 (79.31%) SCCM
5 22 (75.86%) ITIL
5 22 (75.86%) WAN
5 22 (75.86%) Citrix
6 21 (72.41%) LAN
7 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
8 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
9 14 (48.28%) Internet
10 13 (44.83%) MCSA
10 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
10 13 (44.83%) Polycom
11 11 (37.93%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (37.93%) IP Telephony
11 11 (37.93%) MOS
11 11 (37.93%) Mobile App
11 11 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
11 11 (37.93%) Avaya
11 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
11 11 (37.93%) Intranet
11 11 (37.93%) Mac OS X
11 11 (37.93%) Apple
11 11 (37.93%) Wyse
11 11 (37.93%) Finance
11 11 (37.93%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (34.48%) Microsoft

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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (86.21%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) WAN
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
4 14 (48.28%) Internet
5 11 (37.93%) Intranet
5 11 (37.93%) IP Telephony
6 10 (34.48%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
8 5 (17.24%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
10 3 (10.34%) VLAN
11 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
11 2 (6.90%) Network Security
11 2 (6.90%) VoIP
11 2 (6.90%) VPN
12 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.90%) IT Technical Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mobile App
1 11 (37.93%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (37.93%) Mac OS X
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Investment Management
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.45%) Decision-Making
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (44.83%) MCSA
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (37.93%) MOS
4 8 (27.59%) MCDST
4 8 (27.59%) MCP
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) VCP6
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) PaperCut
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Citrix
2 13 (44.83%) Polycom
3 11 (37.93%) Apple
3 11 (37.93%) Avaya
3 11 (37.93%) Wyse
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Bomgar
7 2 (6.90%) CommVault
7 2 (6.90%) CyberArk
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (6.90%) Google
7 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Lieberman
7 2 (6.90%) Meraki
7 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard