The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 53 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.16% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 4.35% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £275 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £303
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.63%
MCSE
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.14% 12.60% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (54.55%) Office 365
7 5 (45.45%) MCTS
7 5 (45.45%) MCITP
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) MCP
10 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (9.09%) Sophos
10 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
10 1 (9.09%) Migration
10 1 (9.09%) Avaya
10 1 (9.09%) Cisco
10 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 1 (9.09%) ITIL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCITP
2 5 (45.45%) MCTS
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos