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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 41 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing MCSE 31 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.58% 3.41% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.95% 18.12% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 1
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£175 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £352 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +14.28%
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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
283 138 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.64% 18.80% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 58
Average daily rate £330 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £495 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -31.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £33.29 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (85.71%) Windows
3 34 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (61.90%) MCP
5 25 (59.52%) ITIL
5 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
6 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
6 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 24 (57.14%) Citrix
7 21 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 21 (50.00%) VMware
7 21 (50.00%) Backup Exec
7 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (47.62%) SLA
9 18 (42.86%) UNIX
10 16 (38.10%) Service Management
10 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (33.33%) Change Management
12 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (30.95%) Windows 2000
13 12 (28.57%) Intel
13 12 (28.57%) Windows NT
13 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (26.19%) SQL
14 11 (26.19%) Degree
15 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (23.81%) BladeLogic
15 10 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 21 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (23.81%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
1 10 (23.81%) NAS
2 5 (11.90%) Broadband
3 2 (4.76%) VoIP
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Support Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (23.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Server Support
9 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Server Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (42.86%) UNIX
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 2000
5 12 (28.57%) Windows NT
6 10 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (16.67%) Linux
8 6 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Service Management
3 14 (33.33%) Change Management
4 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Validation
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.76%) Line Management
7 2 (4.76%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (61.90%) MCP
3 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
4 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 11 (26.19%) Degree
6 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) CCNA
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.14%) CNA
8 3 (7.14%) CNE
8 3 (7.14%) Novell Certification
9 1 (2.38%) CCSA
9 1 (2.38%) MCITP
9 1 (2.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) Terminal Services
2 10 (23.81%) ISA Server
2 10 (23.81%) VMware ESX
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) Firmware
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 10 (23.81%) BladeLogic
3 9 (21.43%) SCOM
3 9 (21.43%) OVSD
4 6 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 24 (57.14%) Citrix
2 21 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Intel
4 6 (14.29%) McAfee
4 6 (14.29%) Sophos
4 6 (14.29%) Lumension
5 3 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.38%) Huawei
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