The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.33% 2.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 40.00% 6.98% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 2
Average daily rate £300 £275 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £323 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSE
Bedfordshire

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Bedford region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) VCP5
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) MCDST
5 1 (20.00%) Panasonic
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) VCP5
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) Panasonic
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell