The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 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 Dorset 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 26 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 2.90% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 14.29% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £154 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +21.73%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.62% 20.33% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 17
Average daily rate £398 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -42.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VCP5
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware