Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.24% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.98% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.44% -8.57% +70.73%
10th Percentile £463 £165 £325
90th Percentile £488 £594 £515
South West median daily rate £160 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -46.67% -14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £14.00
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +185.71% -34.88%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 439 508 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.46% 38.66% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 357 340
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £225
90th Percentile £590 £577 £550
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +9.33% +120.59%
10th Percentile £23.60 £23.45 £13.90
90th Percentile £41.50 £47.50 £45.08
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £28.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +37.50% -28.66% +12.14%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Wiltshire 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
Swindon - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
MCSE
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware