Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 December 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - +55
Contract jobs citing MCSE 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.08% 0.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.50% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Warwickshire median daily rate £250 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -15.63% +21.21% +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.11% +31.25% +62.96%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 103 95 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 18.66% 15.70% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 84
Warwickshire median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -4.46%
10th Percentile £232 £306 £254
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.63% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 12
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £31.31 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.38% +27.80% -22.07%
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -40.89% +32.61% -26.84%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Warwickshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Warwickshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Warwickshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Warwickshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Leamington Spa +10 4 £250 -28.57%
Warwick - 4 £175 -
MCSE
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) A+ Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Apple
2 11 (64.71%) Google
2 11 (64.71%) MCDST
2 11 (64.71%) MCP
2 11 (64.71%) Smartphone
2 11 (64.71%) NVQ Level 3
2 11 (64.71%) Android
2 11 (64.71%) Break/Fix
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
3 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Smartphone
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Break/Fix
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) A+ Certification
2 11 (64.71%) MCDST
2 11 (64.71%) MCP
2 11 (64.71%) NVQ Level 3
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) vSphere
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Apple
1 11 (64.71%) Google
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft