Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 105 82
Rank change year-on-year +52 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 14 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.27% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 1.96% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -22.73% +103.70%
10th Percentile £456 £338 £453
90th Percentile £488 £544 £615
South West median daily rate £475 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +157.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £17.26 £46.00
% change year-on-year +136.16% -62.49% -

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 357 715 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 64.79% 38.15% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 453 286
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £310 £350
90th Percentile £649 £638 £588
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 27
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £31.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £51.86 £47.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £41.83
% change year-on-year -4.76% +0.42% +4.56%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Wiltshire.

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 21 September 2020. 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
Corsham +11 2 £475 +4.97%
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing

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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
2 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Server Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) VMware