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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 42 48 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs citing MCSE 40 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.17% 2.85% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.75% 17.47% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 0
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£168 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +32.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +2.77%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
372 166 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.52% 16.32% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 87 83
Average daily rate £350 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.82 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.45 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
Milton Keynes +3 35 £164 +9.16% 4
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (86.54%) Windows
3 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (57.69%) MCP
5 27 (51.92%) ITIL
5 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
5 27 (51.92%) VMware
6 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (50.00%) Citrix
7 25 (48.08%) MS Excel
7 25 (48.08%) MS Exchange
8 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (40.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (40.38%) Backup Exec
10 20 (38.46%) SLA
10 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (32.69%) UNIX
12 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
12 16 (30.77%) Service Management
13 15 (28.85%) VMware ESX
14 14 (26.92%) Change Management
14 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (25.00%) NAS
15 13 (25.00%) SAN
15 13 (25.00%) Windows 2000
16 12 (23.08%) Windows NT
16 12 (23.08%) IIS
16 12 (23.08%) Intel
16 12 (23.08%) ISA Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (48.08%) MS Exchange
2 21 (40.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (23.08%) IIS
4 10 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.92%) Lync
8 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 25 (48.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) SAN
1 13 (25.00%) NAS
2 5 (9.62%) Broadband
3 3 (5.77%) VoIP
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) DSL
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
5 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (23.08%) Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Server Support
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Clustering
3 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (32.69%) UNIX
5 13 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 12 (23.08%) Windows NT
6 12 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Vista
7 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 7 (13.46%) Linux
9 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) ITIL
2 16 (30.77%) Service Management
3 14 (26.92%) Change Management
4 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.85%) Line Management
8 2 (3.85%) Operations Management
9 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (57.69%) MCP
3 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
4 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (21.15%) Degree
6 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) CCNA
7 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.77%) CNA
8 3 (5.77%) CNE
8 3 (5.77%) Novell Certification
9 2 (3.85%) MCSA
9 2 (3.85%) MCITP
10 1 (1.92%) CCNP
10 1 (1.92%) CCSA
10 1 (1.92%) MCDST
10 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 15 (28.85%) VMware ESX
4 12 (23.08%) ISA Server
5 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.69%) Firmware
8 2 (3.85%) vSphere
8 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.92%) Xen
9 1 (1.92%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) Backup Exec
2 12 (23.08%) BladeLogic
3 11 (21.15%) OVSD
4 9 (17.31%) SCOM
5 6 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) VMware
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (23.08%) Intel
4 6 (11.54%) McAfee
4 6 (11.54%) Sophos
4 6 (11.54%) Lumension
5 3 (5.77%) Remedy
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.92%) Huawei
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam
6 1 (1.92%) Kaseya
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