The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 - 15 21
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 3.33% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - 27.27% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.43% 12.22% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
Average daily rate £500 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.51% -65.88%
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 Luton

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Luton

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle