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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 84 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 37 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.76% 1.11% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 2.72% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 15
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£363 £233 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.91% -50.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -25.00%
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
785 845 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.27% 40.86% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 423 379
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £62.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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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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 +16 21 £363 +8.20% 2
Hook -3 4 £280 -30.00%
Basingstoke - 3 £413 -
Portsmouth - 1 £390 - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (77.05%) Windows
3 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
4 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
5 28 (45.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (39.34%) ITIL
7 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
7 22 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (32.79%) VMware
9 19 (31.15%) Intel
10 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
11 14 (22.95%) MCP
11 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
12 13 (21.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (19.67%) SCOM
13 12 (19.67%) vSphere
14 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
15 10 (16.39%) SCCM
16 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
17 8 (13.11%) VBScript
18 7 (11.48%) Clustering
18 7 (11.48%) SQL
18 7 (11.48%) Cisco
18 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
18 7 (11.48%) Citrix
18 7 (11.48%) VCP4
18 7 (11.48%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (11.48%) Lync
5 5 (8.20%) IIS
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
7 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) FCoE
2 5 (8.20%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) X.400
6 1 (1.64%) X.500
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) DMZ
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Extranet
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) WinRunner
1 2 (3.28%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.64%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Architect
1 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (14.75%) Messaging Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Security Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) IT Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Server Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.48%) Clustering
3 6 (9.84%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Life Science
6 2 (3.28%) PDA
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) UNIX
8 2 (3.28%) AIX
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.84%) Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.92%) Time Management
5 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Validation
5 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Operations Management
6 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.28%) System Testing
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.64%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.11%) VBScript
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) MCP
4 13 (21.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) VCP4
6 6 (9.84%) Degree
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (8.20%) CCNA
8 4 (6.56%) MCSA
8 4 (6.56%) CCNP
9 3 (4.92%) MCITP
9 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
9 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.28%) VCAP
10 2 (3.28%) MCDST
10 2 (3.28%) MCTS
10 2 (3.28%) PMP
10 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
10 2 (3.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) vSphere
4 7 (11.48%) XenApp
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) vCloud
7 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.64%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCOM
2 10 (16.39%) SCCM
3 7 (11.48%) vMotion
4 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.64%) Netcool
6 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 19 (31.15%) Intel
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.92%) McAfee
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) PlateSpin
8 2 (3.28%) Veritas
8 2 (3.28%) CA
8 2 (3.28%) CommVault
9 1 (1.64%) Novell
9 1 (1.64%) Lotus
9 1 (1.64%) Borland
9 1 (1.64%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.64%) ICL
9 1 (1.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) Remedy
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