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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 70 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 1.51% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 4.92% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
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£325 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+39.03% -12.67%
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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
238 264 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.33% 30.63% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 147 85
Average daily rate £390 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 15 (68.18%) ITIL
6 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
7 11 (50.00%) MCP
7 11 (50.00%) Backup Exec
8 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
9 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
9 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (40.91%) McAfee
9 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
10 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
10 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
10 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) Citrix
11 7 (31.82%) Service Management
12 6 (27.27%) Change Management
12 6 (27.27%) SLA
12 6 (27.27%) IIS
12 6 (27.27%) Migration
13 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
13 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) Windows NT
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (50.00%) MCP
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) MCSA
8 1 (4.55%) MCTS
8 1 (4.55%) MCITP
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.55%) VCAP
8 1 (4.55%) CCIA
8 1 (4.55%) CCA
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.55%) CCEA
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.55%) CCNP
8 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (18.18%) vSphere
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (13.64%) Firmware
6 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
6 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.55%) XenApp
7 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (18.18%) BladeLogic
4 3 (13.64%) SCOM
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (9.09%) OVSD
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) McAfee
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Lumension
5 5 (22.73%) Sophos
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) Intel
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Symantec
8 2 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (9.09%) GFI Software
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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