Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 75 90
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 28 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.45% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 1.54% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £483 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +48.44% -8.57%
10th Percentile £413 £443 £146
90th Percentile £575 £508 £345
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £320
% change year-on-year -10.53% +48.44% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £17.00 £140.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year -87.86% +770.11% -

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 730 324 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 37.75% 30.45% 41.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 195 394
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +13.79%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £240
90th Percentile £625 £700 £588
South West median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.09% -28.57% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35.33 £25.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.60 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -22.08% -8.33%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 - 13 £550 - 1
Swindon -22 2 £425 -10.53%
Salisbury - 2 £425 -
Chippenham - 1 £475 -
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) MCSA
3 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (89.29%) Windows
5 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
5 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
5 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
6 23 (82.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (82.14%) Cisco
6 23 (82.14%) VMware
6 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (82.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (78.57%) CCNA
7 22 (78.57%) vCenter Server
7 22 (78.57%) Data Centre
8 19 (67.86%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (67.86%) PowerCLI
8 19 (67.86%) PowerShell
8 19 (67.86%) Reverse Engineering
9 18 (64.29%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
11 14 (50.00%) NsoIT
12 11 (39.29%) Confluence
12 11 (39.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (39.29%) JIRA
12 11 (39.29%) Atlassian
12 11 (39.29%) OCA
12 11 (39.29%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (39.29%) Oracle

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 11 (39.29%) Confluence
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) Skype
3 3 (10.71%) VSAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (39.29%) JIRA
2 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) PowerShell Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (67.86%) Reverse Engineering
3 18 (64.29%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 14 (50.00%) NsoIT
6 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Security Hardening
9 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 2 (7.14%) V-Model
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) MCSA
3 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
4 23 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (82.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (78.57%) CCNA
6 11 (39.29%) OCA
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (7.14%) CEH
8 2 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) ISEB
8 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (3.57%) CCDP
9 1 (3.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) vCenter Server
2 19 (67.86%) PowerCLI
3 6 (21.43%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 23 (82.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Atlassian
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat