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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 61 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.87% 1.32% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 4.86% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £190 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £308 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.35 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+33.42% -23.80%
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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
204 247 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.34% 27.14% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 154 71
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) MCP
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) Symantec
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) GFI Software
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 3 (23.08%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCP
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) MCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSP
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) WSUS
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (15.38%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) OVSD
5 1 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
1 7 (53.85%) Symantec
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) GFI Software
4 2 (15.38%) Lumension
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) F5