The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 72 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.64% - 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Median daily rate £525 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £311 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.84% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
336 215 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 36.09% 21.78% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 129 141
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Milton Keynes - 4 £525 -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Messaging Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) VCP5
5 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCPD
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Genesys
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec