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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 66 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.35% 0.61% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 3.05% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Median daily rate £375 £376 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £282 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £324
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.22% +2.85%

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
286 197 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.33% 20.18% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 114 136
Median daily rate £440 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £217 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 30
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.67 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 3 £375 -11.76% 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) VCP5
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Migration Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec