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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 54 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.50% 0.73% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 3.55% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £347 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.22%

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
245 141 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 40.63% 20.46% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 84 111
Median daily rate £440 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £145 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 24
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.24 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) VCP5
5 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) PKI

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VCP5
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec