The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 31 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.44% 3.01% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 18.18% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 44 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.63% 16.54% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 37
Average daily rate £375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Kent region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Kent region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Dover - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £450 -
Dartford - - - -
Faversham - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (30.00%) Foglight
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ECDL
5 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Foglight
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
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