The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 102 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 21 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.99% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 1.24% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
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£325 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £300 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £293 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.98% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.75 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -8.96%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
856 725 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.19% 38.44% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 317 217
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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
Southampton -17 1 - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Aldershot - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (83.33%) Windows
3 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
3 23 (54.76%) Security Cleared
4 18 (42.86%) VMware
5 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (33.33%) MCP
9 13 (30.95%) ITIL
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (21.43%) X.400
11 9 (21.43%) X.500
11 9 (21.43%) SMTP
12 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
13 7 (16.67%) HP
13 7 (16.67%) CCNA
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 6 (14.29%) NetApp
14 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
14 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
15 5 (11.90%) vSphere
15 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
15 5 (11.90%) System Testing

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Lync
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) X.400
1 9 (21.43%) X.500
1 9 (21.43%) SMTP
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) FTP
6 1 (2.38%) HTTP
6 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.38%) SNMP
6 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) WinRunner
1 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (11.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) IT Support
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) PDA
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX
7 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.90%) System Testing
3 5 (11.90%) Validation
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Coaching
7 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.38%) Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (54.76%) Security Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
4 14 (33.33%) MCP
5 7 (16.67%) CCNA
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 5 (11.90%) MCSA
8 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (7.14%) VCAP
9 3 (7.14%) Degree
9 3 (7.14%) CCNP
9 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
9 3 (7.14%) MCTS
9 3 (7.14%) MCITP
10 2 (4.76%) MCDST
10 2 (4.76%) GCIH
10 2 (4.76%) CISSP
11 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) vCloud
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) Nmap
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) OpenView
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.38%) Netcool
4 1 (2.38%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (11.90%) CA
7 3 (7.14%) PlateSpin
8 2 (4.76%) McAfee
8 2 (4.76%) Veritas
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Sun
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (2.38%) ICL
9 1 (2.38%) LANDesk