The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 26 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.66% - 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -9.69%
MCSE
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.26% 20.00% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 7
Average daily rate £350 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £126 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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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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
Weymouth - 3 £375 -
Bournemouth - 1 £275 - 1
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) MCSA
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Retail
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
6 5 (45.45%) SCCM
6 5 (45.45%) Lync
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) SCOM
7 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) Ant
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
9 2 (18.18%) UNIX
10 1 (9.09%) CCNP
10 1 (9.09%) CCNA
10 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (9.09%) EPoS
10 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 1 (9.09%) HND
10 1 (9.09%) MS Office

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) Lync
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
General
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) HND
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware