The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 64 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 19 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.32% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 4.62% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Average daily rate £275 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -1.62%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
306 238 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.50% 28.54% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 88
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 23
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.55 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £10.11 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 9 £275 -35.29% 8
High Wycombe - 2 £244 - 1
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
3 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 20 (62.50%) VMware
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
6 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (50.00%) MCP
8 15 (46.88%) SQL
9 14 (43.75%) ITIL
9 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
10 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
10 11 (34.38%) Citrix
11 10 (31.25%) Service Management
11 10 (31.25%) Linux
12 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
12 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
12 9 (28.13%) McAfee
12 9 (28.13%) Sophos
12 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
12 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
12 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
12 9 (28.13%) Change Management
12 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (28.13%) Lumension
13 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
13 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Lync
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.13%) IIS
7 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) MPLS
3 3 (9.38%) VLAN
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) WLAN
5 1 (3.13%) ADSL
5 1 (3.13%) Broadband
5 1 (3.13%) BGP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MSI
1 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Server Specialist
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Server Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) UNIX
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
11 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 9 (28.13%) Change Management
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (25.00%) CRM
5 7 (21.88%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.13%) ERP
9 1 (3.13%) Online Security
9 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (50.00%) MCP
3 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) MCSA
7 4 (12.50%) MCITP
8 3 (9.38%) VCDX
8 3 (9.38%) CCNA
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.13%) MCDST
9 1 (3.13%) MCTS
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
2 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) Plesk
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) McAfee
4 9 (28.13%) Sophos
4 9 (28.13%) Lumension
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
5 2 (6.25%) Altiris
5 2 (6.25%) Novell
5 2 (6.25%) Genesys
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Kaseya
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Compaq
6 1 (3.13%) Intel
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Nokia
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
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