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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 101 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 23 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 1.00% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£325 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
1009 598 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 46.20% 34.41% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 301 184
Average daily rate £363 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 47
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -58.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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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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
Andover - 2 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 2
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (74.24%) Windows
3 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
4 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 36 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
7 26 (39.39%) MS Exchange
8 24 (36.36%) MCP
9 20 (30.30%) HP
9 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (30.30%) VMware
10 15 (22.73%) X.400
10 15 (22.73%) SMTP
11 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 14 (21.21%) X.500
12 13 (19.70%) Blackberry
13 11 (16.67%) SCCM
14 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.15%) vSphere
14 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (15.15%) CCNA
14 10 (15.15%) MCITP
15 9 (13.64%) Degree
15 9 (13.64%) Cisco
15 9 (13.64%) Symantec
15 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (12.12%) HTML
16 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
16 8 (12.12%) DHCP
16 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Lync
3 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) SMTP
1 15 (22.73%) X.400
2 14 (21.21%) X.500
3 8 (12.12%) DHCP
3 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.12%) DNS
4 7 (10.61%) SSL
5 6 (9.09%) SAN
6 4 (6.06%) Firewall
7 3 (4.55%) VLAN
7 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
8 1 (1.52%) LAN
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) FTP
8 1 (1.52%) HTTP
8 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.52%) SNMP
8 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (4.55%) Military
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Messaging Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Administrator
3 6 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.58%) JSP
3 3 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Linux
5 5 (7.58%) UNIX
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Validation
3 6 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.58%) Time Management
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Workflow
6 3 (4.55%) Change Control
6 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.55%) Coaching
6 3 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (4.55%) Analytics
6 3 (4.55%) QMS
6 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.55%) System Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
4 24 (36.36%) MCP
5 10 (15.15%) CCNA
5 10 (15.15%) MCITP
5 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (13.64%) Degree
7 7 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
8 6 (9.09%) CCNP
9 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
9 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (6.06%) VCAP
11 3 (4.55%) MCDST
12 2 (3.03%) ISEB
12 2 (3.03%) MCSA
12 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
12 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.55%) BS7799
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.15%) vSphere
3 4 (6.06%) vCloud
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) Nmap
5 1 (1.52%) Samba
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) SCOM
3 4 (6.06%) WSUS
4 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.55%) OpenView
4 3 (4.55%) Nagios
4 3 (4.55%) Nessus
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) HP
2 20 (30.30%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Symantec
3 9 (13.64%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) NetApp
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) PlateSpin
7 3 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) Dell
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Sun