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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 64 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.36% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 5.19% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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
157 212 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.11% 26.24% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 87
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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
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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 2 (33.33%) MCT
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) MODAF
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) CESG
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) DoDAF
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) MCT
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCSP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) GFI Software
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) StorageTek
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec