The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Oxfordshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 47 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 5.91% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 17.72% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 0
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.54 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.26% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 158 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.92% 33.33% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 102 37
Average daily rate £338 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £233 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £20.60 £29.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -19 1 - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) ACSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £18.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago