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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 71 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.94% 1.54% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 9.40% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £288 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -2.45%
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
89 117 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.93% 16.39% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £15.77 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.70 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 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 -4 4 £275 -14.06%
Banbury +4 2 £331 +84.02%
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
4 14 (82.35%) VMware
5 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
6 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
7 11 (64.71%) Citrix
8 9 (52.94%) DNS
8 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (47.06%) NetApp
10 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (41.18%) Office 365
10 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (29.41%) MCTS
11 5 (29.41%) MCITP
12 4 (23.53%) Banking
12 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (23.53%) Linux
12 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
12 4 (23.53%) SCCM
13 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
13 3 (17.65%) vSphere
13 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
13 3 (17.65%) Firewall
13 3 (17.65%) Finance
14 2 (11.76%) 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Network Design
1 2 (11.76%) Storage Virtualisation
1 2 (11.76%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
2 1 (5.88%) Server Building
2 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCITP
2 5 (29.41%) MCTS
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) RHCE
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) Postfix
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Citrix
4 8 (47.06%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) AppSense
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
7 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
7 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos