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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 93 88 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing MCSE 31 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.67% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 6.36% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 18
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£300 £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £376 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £434 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.92 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.62% -30.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
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
704 676 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.69% 26.20% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 273 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 21 £300 -29.41% 10
Bracknell +5 5 £390 -
Slough - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Ascot - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (75.47%) Windows
3 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
4 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (33.96%) ITIL
7 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
8 16 (30.19%) HP
8 16 (30.19%) DHCP
8 16 (30.19%) DNS
8 16 (30.19%) VMware
9 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
10 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
11 13 (24.53%) Linux
11 13 (24.53%) Degree
11 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (22.64%) Cisco
13 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
13 11 (20.75%) MCP
13 11 (20.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
14 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
14 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (18.87%) MCTS
14 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
14 10 (18.87%) CCNA
15 9 (16.98%) Citrix
15 9 (16.98%) CCA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.21%) IIS
4 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (9.43%) Lync
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) DHCP
1 16 (30.19%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 8 (15.09%) VoIP
3 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.32%) Internet
5 5 (9.43%) ISDN
5 5 (9.43%) RTP
6 4 (7.55%) DMZ
6 4 (7.55%) VPN
7 3 (5.66%) HTTP
7 3 (5.66%) LAN
7 3 (5.66%) WAN
8 2 (3.77%) FTP
8 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.89%) Network Security
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (1.89%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.89%) Publishing
1 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
5 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) WCF
4 1 (1.89%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.89%) XSD
4 1 (1.89%) XSLT
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) Blog
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (24.53%) Linux
5 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) UNIX
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.55%) Service Management
3 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.66%) Coaching
4 3 (5.66%) Time Management
4 3 (5.66%) Validation
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) Web Development
6 1 (1.89%) Line Management
6 1 (1.89%) Network Management
6 1 (1.89%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.89%) SOA
6 1 (1.89%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) ITSM
6 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) MODAF
6 1 (1.89%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) C
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) C++
3 6 (11.32%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.43%) Bourne shell
4 5 (9.43%) Perl
4 5 (9.43%) VB
4 5 (9.43%) Korn
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
4 13 (24.53%) Degree
5 11 (20.75%) MCP
5 11 (20.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
6 10 (18.87%) MCTS
6 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (18.87%) CCNA
7 9 (16.98%) CCA
7 9 (16.98%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (16.98%) MCITP
8 8 (15.09%) HNC
9 5 (9.43%) CCVP
10 4 (7.55%) MCSD
11 3 (5.66%) VCP5
11 3 (5.66%) VCP4
11 3 (5.66%) VCAP
11 3 (5.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.43%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) NFS
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) Xen
7 1 (1.89%) UAG
7 1 (1.89%) vCloud
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) HP
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.98%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Symantec
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) Isilon
7 5 (9.43%) EMC
8 2 (3.77%) Remedy
9 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.89%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Lotus
9 1 (1.89%) ESRI
9 1 (1.89%) Altiris
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago