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 May 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 73 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.47% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 1.89% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Median daily rate £425 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £199 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
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
258 318 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.71% 24.65% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 179 172
Median daily rate £410 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +153.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £56.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 6 £425 +30.76%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) CommVault
6 4 (44.44%) LAN
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) NetApp
7 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (33.33%) SCOM
7 3 (33.33%) EMC
7 3 (33.33%) Project Management
7 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) 3PAR

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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) SAN Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Server Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Wintel Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) LAN Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) WAN Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Server Specialist
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CESG
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) MODAF
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) DoDAF
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) CommVault
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) GFI Software
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) StorageTek
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec