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 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 54 64 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.66% 4.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 3.14% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 21
Median daily rate £175 £393 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +74.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £337 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.49%
MCSE
Buckinghamshire

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
217 191 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.57% 20.87% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 133 144
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 33
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% -1.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) VCP5
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (30.00%) VCP5
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec