The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Docklands, London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 19 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.36% 0.45% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 3.57% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 24.41% 12.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 22
Average daily rate £550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £546 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) PBX
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) H.323
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) F5