Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 93 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.43% 1.48% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 3.79% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £443 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +3.16% +48.44%
10th Percentile £359 £413 £443
90th Percentile £523 £575 £508
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £475
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +48.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £47.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £16.22 -

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 748 765 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 46.14% 38.93% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 474 193
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +15.24%
10th Percentile £348 £325 £313
90th Percentile £614 £625 £666
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +70.91% -28.57%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -15.58%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 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 -10 4 £505 -8.18% 1
Salisbury +11 1 £460 +8.24% 1
Chippenham -6 1 £425 -10.53%
MCSE
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MCSA
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) vCenter Server
5 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
6 2 (28.57%) NsoIT
6 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) NsoIT
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) OCA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) VCP6
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) vCenter Server
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle