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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 52 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.96% 1.03% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
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
288 125 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.38% 42.81% 57.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 53 67
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.65 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 - 3 £325 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £639 -
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) McAfee
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Lync
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Remedy

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) MCSD
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCEA
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software