The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 64 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 0.87% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 3.01% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £463 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.24 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.53% -11.25%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
91 166 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.70% 29.02% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 121 74
Median daily rate £200 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Median hourly rate £21.29 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.68% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.60 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £60.00 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 - -
Kidlington - 1 £463 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) NetApp
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) vSphere
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) SCCM
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Migration
9 2 (18.18%) Degree
9 2 (18.18%) Banking
10 1 (9.09%) Network Design

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Records Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) RHCE
3 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec