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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.82% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 3.22% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 23
Median daily rate £250 £300 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.28 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.22%

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
527 621 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.25% 25.41% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 310 282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 19
Median hourly rate £14.25 £39.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.46% +40.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -9 3 £185 -17.77%
Bracknell - 1 £513 - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) MCP
5 5 (27.78%) MCSA
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) Office 365
6 4 (22.22%) MCITP
7 3 (16.67%) MCDST
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Skype
7 3 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) German Language
7 3 (16.67%) SCCM
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 2 (11.11%) Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 7

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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 3 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
4 2 (11.11%) Yammer
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Telnet
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) German Language
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Local Government
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support
2 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Mac Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Auditing
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCP
2 5 (27.78%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) MCITP
4 3 (16.67%) MCDST
5 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCSD
6 1 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) IronPort
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec