Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 21 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.18% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 0.91% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +48.44% -8.57%
10th Percentile £436 £463 £146
90th Percentile £600 £488 £345
South West median daily rate £400 £160 £290
% change year-on-year +150.00% -44.83% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 - £28.05

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 685 438 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.33% 34.90% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 261 366
Wiltshire median daily rate £480 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £215
90th Percentile £625 £628 £569
South West median daily rate £434 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.15% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £31.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.01% +6.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £22.20 £26.83
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 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
Corsham - 12 £550 -
Swindon -6 5 - - 2
Chippenham - 1 £475 - 2
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 10 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 18 (85.71%) MCSA
4 17 (80.95%) CCNA
4 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
4 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
4 17 (80.95%) vCenter Server
5 16 (76.19%) PowerShell
5 16 (76.19%) Data Centre
6 15 (71.43%) Oracle
6 15 (71.43%) OCA
6 15 (71.43%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (61.90%) Reverse Engineering
7 13 (61.90%) PowerCLI
7 13 (61.90%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (57.14%) Confluence
8 12 (57.14%) JIRA
8 12 (57.14%) Atlassian
9 10 (47.62%) REST
10 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering

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 12 (57.14%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) VSAN
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) PowerShell Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Architect
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell Scripter
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Packager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Packager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) RIA
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (61.90%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) NsoIT
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Security Hardening
7 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Web Operations
8 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) MCSA
2 18 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (80.95%) CCNA
3 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
3 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (71.43%) OCA
4 15 (71.43%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) MCDST
7 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) vCenter Server
2 13 (61.90%) PowerCLI
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 12 (57.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec