The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 20 36
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 6.05% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Average daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -1.62%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.28% 24.19% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 23
Average daily rate £363 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £460 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.55 £20.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.80% -33.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCSE
Oxfordshire

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MCSE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP