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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 76 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 10 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 1.25% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.34% 5.91% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£350 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
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
299 220 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.51% 21.11% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 103 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £137 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £13.07 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £18.15 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 7 £350 +27.27% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £400 - 1
Chesham - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (90.74%) Windows
3 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (68.52%) VMware
5 34 (62.96%) ITIL
6 31 (57.41%) MCP
6 31 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
8 27 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
9 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
9 26 (48.15%) Backup Exec
10 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
11 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (35.19%) Service Management
13 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (31.48%) Citrix
14 17 (31.48%) VMware ESX
15 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
15 16 (29.63%) McAfee
16 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
16 15 (27.78%) SLA
16 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
17 14 (25.93%) Linux
17 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (24.07%) Change Management
19 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (22.22%) Windows Vista
19 12 (22.22%) Sophos
19 12 (22.22%) Lumension

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (20.37%) IIS
4 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
1 9 (16.67%) NAS
2 4 (7.41%) LAN
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) Broadband
3 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Team Leader
3 10 (18.52%) Administrator
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 9 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Server Support
9 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Clustering
3 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.93%) Linux
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 10 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (18.52%) Windows 8
8 9 (16.67%) UNIX
9 8 (14.81%) Windows 2000
9 8 (14.81%) Windows NT
10 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) ITIL
2 19 (35.19%) Service Management
3 13 (24.07%) Change Management
4 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) Validation
6 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.26%) Line Management
7 5 (9.26%) Operations Management
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.85%) Information Security
10 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (57.41%) MCP
3 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (9.26%) CCNA
8 4 (7.41%) MCITP
8 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.56%) CNA
9 3 (5.56%) CNE
9 3 (5.56%) Novell Certification
10 1 (1.85%) CCA
10 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.85%) CCEA
10 1 (1.85%) MCTS
10 1 (1.85%) MCSA
10 1 (1.85%) CCNP
10 1 (1.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (31.48%) VMware ESX
3 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.81%) Firmware
5 8 (14.81%) ISA Server
6 6 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (7.41%) vSphere
8 1 (1.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (48.15%) Backup Exec
2 12 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (18.52%) OVSD
4 9 (16.67%) BladeLogic
5 6 (11.11%) SCOM
6 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) VMware
2 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Citrix
4 16 (29.63%) McAfee
5 12 (22.22%) Sophos
5 12 (22.22%) Lumension
6 7 (12.96%) Intel
7 4 (7.41%) IBM
8 3 (5.56%) Symantec
8 3 (5.56%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco
9 2 (3.70%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.85%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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