Period
to 23 June 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 23 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 +3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.00% - 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% - 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Warwickshire median daily rate £175 - £275
West Midlands median daily rate £270 £338 £288
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.39% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 - £15.68
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 - £17.10

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 120 117 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 20.07% 18.48% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 63
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £311 £171 £283
90th Percentile £557 £572 £573
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 9
Warwickshire median hourly rate £24.25 £24.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.02% +53.85% -47.27%
10th Percentile £15.85 £13.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £31.50 £33.95 £23.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% -32.76%

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 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 23 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
Warwick - 3 £175 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
MCSE
West Midlands

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

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 4 (66.67%) Break/Fix
3 3 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) WSH
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Break/Fix
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) VMware