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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South West / Wiltshire
Rank - 54 58
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - 1.23% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.04% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £375 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.09% +22.85%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 225 263 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 35.16% 40.40% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 180 152
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £519 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +105.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Wiltshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi

MCSE
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft