The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 30 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 4.07% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 8
Median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £194 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £448 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +48.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
716 565 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.99% 22.33% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 264 287
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 12
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +48.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £39.00 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 22 £388 +55.00% 2
Slough +5 2 £325 -18.75% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (93.22%) Windows
3 49 (83.05%) Microsoft
4 35 (59.32%) MS Excel
5 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
6 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
6 21 (35.59%) Degree
6 21 (35.59%) MS Office
6 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
7 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
8 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
8 18 (30.51%) MCITP
9 16 (27.12%) MCDST
9 16 (27.12%) DNS
9 16 (27.12%) Skype
10 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
10 15 (25.42%) German Language
10 15 (25.42%) VPN
10 15 (25.42%) MCSD
10 15 (25.42%) CSS
10 15 (25.42%) ITIL
11 14 (23.73%) Linux
11 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
12 13 (22.03%) MCSA
12 13 (22.03%) .NET
12 13 (22.03%) Public Cloud
13 12 (20.34%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (20.34%) DHCP
13 12 (20.34%) HTTP
13 12 (20.34%) IPv6

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (59.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (35.59%) MS Office
3 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
1 16 (27.12%) Skype
2 15 (25.42%) VPN
3 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
4 12 (20.34%) DHCP
4 12 (20.34%) HTTP
4 12 (20.34%) IPsec
4 12 (20.34%) IPv6
4 12 (20.34%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (10.17%) BGP
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall
7 3 (5.08%) Internet
7 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.08%) Wireless
7 3 (5.08%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
8 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) Datazen
2 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (25.42%) German Language
2 11 (18.64%) Marketing
3 9 (15.25%) French Language
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Technical Support
3 8 (13.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Escalation Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Support
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Network Support
5 6 (10.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Product Support
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) CSS
2 13 (22.03%) .NET
3 10 (16.95%) XML
4 6 (10.17%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.08%) ADO
5 3 (5.08%) Autofac
5 3 (5.08%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.08%) ODBC
5 3 (5.08%) OLE
5 3 (5.08%) OLE DB
5 3 (5.08%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (5.08%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.69%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 55 (93.22%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) Unix
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.64%) Presales
3 11 (18.64%) Process Improvement
3 11 (18.64%) Workflow
4 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Memory Management
7 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Open Source
7 3 (5.08%) Security Management
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.39%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C#
1 10 (16.95%) C++
1 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) C
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) VB
3 7 (11.86%) VBScript
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) R
5 3 (5.08%) Scala
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) AWK
6 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) sed
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (35.59%) Degree
3 18 (30.51%) MCITP
4 16 (27.12%) MCDST
5 15 (25.42%) MCSD
6 13 (22.03%) MCSA
7 9 (15.25%) CCNA
7 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (11.86%) MCP
9 6 (10.17%) HNC
9 6 (10.17%) RHCSA
10 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
10 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.08%) CISSP
11 3 (5.08%) MCAD
11 3 (5.08%) MCPD
11 3 (5.08%) MCTS
12 1 (1.69%) CCA
12 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.47%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) XenServer
6 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.08%) UAG
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (15.25%) WSUS
3 4 (6.78%) Nagios
3 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.08%) SCOM
5 2 (3.39%) Perfmon
5 2 (3.39%) Puppet
5 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) HP
2 9 (15.25%) Remedy
3 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Altiris
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) NetScout
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.00 - £24.12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago