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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 71 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.21% 0.76% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 3.32% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£313 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £176 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £256 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -18.71%
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
271 301 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.91% 22.92% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 167 99
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.87% +3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -7 6 £310 +63.15% 3
High Wycombe +8 5 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) Migration
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (42.86%) MCP
8 8 (38.10%) ITIL
8 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (33.33%) Lync
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) VMware
9 7 (33.33%) MCTS
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
10 6 (28.57%) MCITP
10 6 (28.57%) MCSA
10 6 (28.57%) Office 365
10 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (23.81%) SCCM
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (19.05%) Symantec

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (33.33%) Lync
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) HPUX
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.76%) Server Building
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) MCP
3 7 (33.33%) MCTS
4 6 (28.57%) MCITP
4 6 (28.57%) MCSA
5 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (4.76%) ISEB
8 1 (4.76%) CCSP
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) UAG
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (9.52%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) OVSD
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) Lumension
4 2 (9.52%) GFI Software
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
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