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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 61 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.05% 0.89% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 3.41% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £279 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £430 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
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
174 205 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.05% 25.95% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 126 176
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £29.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.01% +96.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (57.14%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) Visualisation

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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) SAN Specialist
1 7 (100.00%) Server Specialist
1 7 (100.00%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 7 (100.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) LAN Specialist
3 4 (57.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Server Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) WAN Specialist
3 4 (57.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Server Specialist
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp