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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 65 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 1.46% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 4.78% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £214 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -14.86%
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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
217 272 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.66% 30.46% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 163 92
Average daily rate £390 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
4 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (56.25%) Backup Exec
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (43.75%) MCP
8 7 (43.75%) Migration
9 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (37.50%) vSphere
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (37.50%) McAfee
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (31.25%) Symantec
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) Citrix
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (25.00%) GFI Software
11 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 4 (25.00%) PowerShell

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCP
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (6.25%) MCTS
7 1 (6.25%) MCITP
7 1 (6.25%) CCA
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (6.25%) CCEA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) VCAP
7 1 (6.25%) CCIA
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (6.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
4 5 (31.25%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) GFI Software
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Lumension
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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