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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 74 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 44 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.10% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 2.43% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 10
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£348 £330 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £316 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £481 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
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
799 534 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.14% 31.12% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 305 370
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 67
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Basingstoke - 7 £325 - 1
Havant -1 2 - - 1
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 3
Farnborough - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (68.66%) Windows
3 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
4 37 (55.22%) Security Cleared
5 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
6 32 (47.76%) MS Exchange
7 27 (40.30%) MCP
8 25 (37.31%) SC Cleared
9 19 (28.36%) VMware
10 17 (25.37%) MCITP
10 17 (25.37%) X.400
11 16 (23.88%) X.500
11 16 (23.88%) HP
11 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (20.90%) ITIL
13 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
13 13 (19.40%) CCNA
13 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (19.40%) Firewall
13 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
14 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (17.91%) SMTP
15 11 (16.42%) Oracle
15 11 (16.42%) Degree
15 11 (16.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (14.93%) Validation
16 10 (14.93%) UNIX
17 9 (13.43%) CCNP
17 9 (13.43%) Symantec

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (47.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) Lync
5 3 (4.48%) Documentum
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.99%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) X.400
2 16 (23.88%) X.500
3 13 (19.40%) Firewall
4 12 (17.91%) SMTP
5 8 (11.94%) SAN
6 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.48%) Network Security
7 3 (4.48%) DNS
7 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.48%) SSL
7 3 (4.48%) DHCP
8 1 (1.49%) LAN
8 1 (1.49%) WAN
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MSI
2 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Messaging Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Deskside Support
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.96%) JSP
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) XSLT
3 3 (4.48%) Classic ASP
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) PKI
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) UNIX
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) Linux
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Validation
3 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Document Management
6 3 (4.48%) Network Management
6 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Analytics
6 3 (4.48%) People Management
6 3 (4.48%) Budget Control
6 3 (4.48%) QMS
6 3 (4.48%) Time Management
6 3 (4.48%) Release Management
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
6 3 (4.48%) MODAF
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) VBScript
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (55.22%) Security Cleared
3 27 (40.30%) MCP
4 25 (37.31%) SC Cleared
5 17 (25.37%) MCITP
6 13 (19.40%) CCNA
6 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
7 11 (16.42%) Degree
7 11 (16.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (13.43%) CCNP
9 8 (11.94%) MCDST
10 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
11 5 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (5.97%) VCP5
13 3 (4.48%) VCAP
14 2 (2.99%) ISEB
14 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
15 1 (1.49%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.48%) BS7799
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) vSphere
4 3 (4.48%) vCloud
4 3 (4.48%) Nmap
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (5.97%) WSUS
4 3 (4.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 3 (4.48%) Nessus
5 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) HP
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle
5 9 (13.43%) Symantec
6 7 (10.45%) Citrix
7 4 (5.97%) EMC
7 4 (5.97%) Intel
8 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.48%) PlateSpin
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco
8 3 (4.48%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.99%) ESRI
10 1 (1.49%) CommVault
10 1 (1.49%) Dell