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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 94 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 26 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.25% 1.18% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 2.96% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 10
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£344 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £410 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -14.86%
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
792 778 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.15% 39.84% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 379 405
Average daily rate £356 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 40
Average hourly rate £21.50 £47.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.95 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
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 May 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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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
Southampton +1 10 £344 +14.58% 2
Hook +1 8 £327 -18.25%
Portsmouth -1 1 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (77.27%) Windows
3 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) VMware
5 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
6 17 (38.64%) MS Exchange
7 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL
10 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (25.00%) MCP
12 9 (20.45%) HP
12 9 (20.45%) Cisco
12 9 (20.45%) Blackberry
12 9 (20.45%) SCOM
12 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (18.18%) vSphere
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (18.18%) CCNA
13 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (15.91%) Intel
15 6 (13.64%) SCCM
15 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
15 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
15 6 (13.64%) XenApp
15 6 (13.64%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (38.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.36%) Lync
4 5 (11.36%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.09%) FCoE
2 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
3 3 (6.82%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) X.400
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) X.500
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) WinRunner
1 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (6.82%) Military
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.27%) Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) PDA
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) EPoS
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.82%) Change Control
4 3 (6.82%) System Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
4 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Validation
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Analytics
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VBScript
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (25.00%) MCP
4 8 (18.18%) CCNA
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.36%) Degree
6 4 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (9.09%) CCNP
6 4 (9.09%) VCP4
7 3 (6.82%) VCAP
7 3 (6.82%) MCSA
7 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
7 3 (6.82%) MCTS
8 2 (4.55%) MCDST
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) CISSP
9 1 (2.27%) MCSD
9 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) vSphere
4 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (6.82%) vCloud
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCOM
2 6 (13.64%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) vMotion
4 3 (6.82%) OpenView
4 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.82%) Nagios
5 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) HP
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Intel
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.82%) NetApp
7 3 (6.82%) CA
7 3 (6.82%) PlateSpin
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) Veritas
9 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.27%) ICL
9 1 (2.27%) Remedy
Hampshire
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Rate: Competitive
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