The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 76 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.20% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 6.22% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate
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£245 £170 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.11% +17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.85% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -9.52%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 225 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.06% 26.35% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 75
Average daily rate £375 £330 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% -9.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCP
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) MCSA
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) GFI Software

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) CCSP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (11.11%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) OVSD
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Symantec
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) Lumension
4 2 (22.22%) GFI Software
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper