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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 71 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 1.56% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 6.69% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate £328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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
209 269 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.41% 23.25% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 120 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £144 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.80 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 3 £328 +0.76%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) MCT
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) QlikView

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) POP3
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) MODAF
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) DoDAF
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) MCT
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) StorageTek
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec