The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Croydon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.89% - 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% - 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £414 - £563
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -1.62%
Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.58% 30.77% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 29
Average daily rate £438 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCSE
London

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) MCSM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft