The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.72% 4.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
MCSE
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.97% 17.39% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate £245 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware