The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.73% 0.58% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 4.55% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £283
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +32.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.74% -13.88%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.42% 12.79% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 6
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £204 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £69.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Northampton region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Northampton region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

MCSE
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco