The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 46 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.44% 0.20% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.35% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £358 £678 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
236 284 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.87% 55.58% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 155 56
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.91% +111.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £30.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £44.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +8 2 £358 -47.25%
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) MCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) VMware