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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 50 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 16 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 2.01% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.87% 11.90% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£160 £145 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.69% +35.48%
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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
233 126 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.35% 16.87% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 72 77
Average daily rate £336 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.32% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £128 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.42 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) Citrix
5 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
6 17 (58.62%) UNIX
7 16 (55.17%) SLA
8 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
8 13 (44.83%) ITIL
8 13 (44.83%) VMware
8 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) MCP
9 12 (41.38%) Windows 2000
9 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
9 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (37.93%) Intel
10 11 (37.93%) Windows NT
10 11 (37.93%) Change Management
10 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (37.93%) Backup Exec
10 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (34.48%) Degree
11 10 (34.48%) SQL
12 9 (31.03%) IIS
12 9 (31.03%) SAN
12 9 (31.03%) Terminal Services

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (31.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
1 9 (31.03%) NAS
2 4 (13.79%) Broadband
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
1 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Support Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Server Support
9 1 (3.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Packager
9 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Clustering
3 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (58.62%) UNIX
4 12 (41.38%) Windows 2000
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (37.93%) Windows NT
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Change Management
2 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) MCP
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) Terminal Services
3 9 (31.03%) ISA Server
3 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Backup Exec
2 9 (31.03%) BladeLogic
3 8 (27.59%) SCOM
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (17.24%) OVSD
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
1 19 (65.52%) Citrix
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Intel
4 1 (3.45%) Novell
4 1 (3.45%) Huawei
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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