The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Hampshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 84 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 30 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.47% 0.92% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 2.63% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £470 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.12% +42.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.93% +6.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.54 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.26% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
818 609 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.14% 35.08% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 349 239
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 68
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.28 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCSE
South East

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 22 July 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 22 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
Southampton -14 2 - - 4
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Portsmouth - - - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (60.47%) Windows
3 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 21 (48.84%) MS Exchange
5 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) MCP
6 18 (41.86%) MCITP
7 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (37.21%) VMware
8 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.88%) Firewall
10 13 (30.23%) ITIL
10 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) CCNA
11 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (23.26%) X.400
12 10 (23.26%) UNIX
12 10 (23.26%) Oracle
12 10 (23.26%) MCDST
12 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) X.500
13 9 (20.93%) SAN
14 8 (18.60%) CCNP
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
14 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (16.28%) HP
15 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (16.28%) .NET

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (48.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.98%) Lync
5 3 (6.98%) Documentum
6 2 (4.65%) ArcGIS
7 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) X.400
3 9 (20.93%) X.500
3 9 (20.93%) SAN
4 5 (11.63%) SMTP
4 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MSI
2 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) IT Support
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) JSP
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) XSLT
3 3 (6.98%) Classic ASP
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) PKI
1 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) CLARiiON
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.26%) UNIX
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
3 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Document Management
3 4 (9.30%) Validation
4 3 (6.98%) Budget Control
4 3 (6.98%) Network Management
4 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) MODAF
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Release Management
4 3 (6.98%) SOA
5 2 (4.65%) MOF
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) VBScript
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
3 18 (41.86%) MCP
3 18 (41.86%) MCITP
4 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
5 12 (27.91%) CCNA
5 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (23.26%) MCDST
7 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) CCNP
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
9 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (9.30%) VCP5
12 3 (6.98%) ISEB
13 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) BS7799
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (9.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (6.98%) WSUS
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) VMware
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) EMC
5 4 (9.30%) Intel
6 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.65%) Sophos
7 2 (4.65%) ESRI
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) CommVault
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