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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.65% 0.46% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 1.42% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £295 £315 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% +34.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £264 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -4.05%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
787 564 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.12% 32.53% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 343 292
Average daily rate £338 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 35
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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 24 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -3 4 £300 +25.00% 1
Winchester - - - -
Hook - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
New Milton - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) MCITP
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) Dell
10 4 (21.05%) MCP
10 4 (21.05%) UNIX
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere
10 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 3 (15.79%) Firewall
11 3 (15.79%) Military

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) Apache
5 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (5.26%) Lync
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) HTTP
4 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.53%) SNMP
4 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (15.79%) Military
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Database Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) XSLT
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Celerra
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) MODAF
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Document Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Online Security
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) MCITP
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) MCP
5 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) MCDST
6 2 (10.53%) VCP5
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
7 1 (5.26%) ISEB
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Intel
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Sophos
4 2 (10.53%) ESRI
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) DataCore
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