The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.88% 1.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.24% 14.06% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £250 £130 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £120 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £249 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +21.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) FCoE
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) MobileIron