Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 91 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -50
Contract jobs citing MCSE 14 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.33% 0.078% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.03% 0.35% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
West Sussex median daily rate £388 - £253
10th Percentile £305 - £120
90th Percentile £438 - £343
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 - £14.75
10th Percentile £15.75 - £11.78
90th Percentile £22.05 - £17.13
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.06 £21.15
% change year-on-year -0.35% -19.32% +23.87%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 232 288 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.01% 22.34% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 175 142
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £266 £300 £225
90th Percentile £488 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +152.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £16.80 £31.40 £15.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in West Sussex

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in West Sussex

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in West Sussex

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Worthing - 6 £388 - 2
Gatwick +8 4 £425 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Horsham - 1 £300 -
MCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) Data Management
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
4 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 6 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 10

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
1 6 (42.86%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 4 (28.57%) IT Services Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Data Management
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (21.43%) MCITP
5 3 (21.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Kaseya