The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Gloucestershire 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 46 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% 0.41% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +21.73%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 77 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.54% 31.43% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 44 107
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 23
Average hourly rate £40.50 £54.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +43.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £29.45 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £54.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSE
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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 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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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
Gloucester - 2 - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Internet

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) HP