The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 154 170 153
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing MCSE 54 29 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.50% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 3.18% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 37
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£363 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £25.25 £15.00 £19.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.33% -23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £15.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -18.71%
MCSE
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
864 913 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 15.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 640 737
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £33.49 £51.00
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MCSE
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCSE Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (76.70%) Microsoft
3 68 (66.02%) Windows
4 56 (54.37%) Active Directory
5 49 (47.57%) VMware
6 40 (38.83%) Cisco
7 38 (36.89%) ITIL
8 33 (32.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (31.07%) MCSA
10 31 (30.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (28.16%) Citrix
12 28 (27.18%) MS Office
12 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
14 22 (21.36%) SAN
15 21 (20.39%) MS Exchange
16 20 (19.42%) LAN
16 20 (19.42%) Finance
17 19 (18.45%) MCITP
17 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
17 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (16.50%) Linux
20 16 (15.53%) WAN
20 16 (15.53%) Windows 7
21 15 (14.56%) Project Management
22 13 (12.62%) XenApp
22 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
22 13 (12.62%) SQL
22 13 (12.62%) Migration

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (20.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.91%) Lync
5 3 (2.91%) IIS
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (27.18%) MS Office
2 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) SAN
2 20 (19.42%) LAN
3 16 (15.53%) WAN
4 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
5 12 (11.65%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (10.68%) DNS
7 10 (9.71%) NAS
8 9 (8.74%) Firewall
8 9 (8.74%) VLAN
8 9 (8.74%) VPN
8 9 (8.74%) DHCP
9 8 (7.77%) Ethernet
10 6 (5.83%) Internet
11 5 (4.85%) VoIP
12 4 (3.88%) OSPF
12 4 (3.88%) BGP
12 4 (3.88%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.88%) NX-OS
13 3 (2.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.94%) QlikView
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.97%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Front Office
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Analyst
1 18 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) IT Support
3 11 (10.68%) Server Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Administrator
4 10 (9.71%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.80%) Server Administrator
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Developer
6 6 (5.83%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) XML
3 2 (1.94%) ODBC
3 2 (1.94%) OLE
3 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.94%) MDX
3 2 (1.94%) jQuery
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.97%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.97%) COM
4 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Clustering
1 11 (10.68%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.83%) Thin Client
4 6 (5.83%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.88%) NHS
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.88%) Replication
6 4 (3.88%) CESG
7 3 (2.91%) iPhone
8 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.94%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.94%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.97%) Informatics
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (66.02%) Windows
2 31 (30.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (16.50%) Linux
6 16 (15.53%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.71%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.77%) Debian
9 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.91%) Solaris
10 3 (2.91%) UNIX
11 2 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.94%) CentOS
11 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.94%) Android
12 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) ITIL
2 15 (14.56%) Project Management
3 13 (12.62%) Migration
4 11 (10.68%) Server Building
5 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.80%) Change Control
7 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.83%) Change Management
8 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.85%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.85%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.88%) Service Management
9 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.88%) Analytics
10 3 (2.91%) ETL
10 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.91%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.85%) VBScript
4 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Perl
5 2 (1.94%) C
5 2 (1.94%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.94%) R
5 2 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.94%) XMLA
6 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (31.07%) MCSA
3 19 (18.45%) MCITP
4 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (12.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (12.62%) Degree
6 12 (11.65%) MCP
6 12 (11.65%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (10.68%) CCNA
8 7 (6.80%) CCNP
9 5 (4.85%) CISSP
9 5 (4.85%) MCTS
10 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.88%) MCSD
10 4 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.91%) CCA
11 3 (2.91%) RHCE
11 3 (2.91%) NVQ Level 3
11 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (54.37%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.62%) XenApp
4 11 (10.68%) vSphere
5 9 (8.74%) VMware Server
6 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.94%) UAG
8 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.97%) NFS
9 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.97%) XenServer
9 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) SCCM
2 8 (7.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (6.80%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 4 (3.88%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.91%) Puppet
6 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.97%) WMI
7 1 (0.97%) WSUS
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.97%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.97%) vMotion
7 1 (0.97%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 79 (76.70%) Microsoft
2 49 (47.57%) VMware
3 40 (38.83%) Cisco
4 29 (28.16%) Citrix
5 11 (10.68%) HP
6 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.80%) IBM
8 6 (5.83%) Wyse
8 6 (5.83%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.88%) Google
9 4 (3.88%) Apple
9 4 (3.88%) CommVault
9 4 (3.88%) Infoblox
10 3 (2.91%) NetApp
10 3 (2.91%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.91%) Reuters
10 3 (2.91%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.94%) Symantec
11 2 (1.94%) Remedy
11 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
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