The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 22 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.43% 1.67% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.36% 5.56% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £388 £231 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -36.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £144 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £338 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +46.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
MCSE
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
299 270 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.97% 30.10% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 131 150
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (95.56%) Windows
3 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (62.22%) MS Excel
5 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (35.56%) MS Office
7 16 (35.56%) Degree
7 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
8 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
9 13 (28.89%) Linux
10 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 12 (26.67%) .NET
10 12 (26.67%) MCITP
10 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 11 (24.44%) Skype
11 11 (24.44%) MCDST
11 11 (24.44%) CSS
11 11 (24.44%) MCSD
11 11 (24.44%) SLA
11 11 (24.44%) DNS
12 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 10 (22.22%) VPN
12 10 (22.22%) XML
12 10 (22.22%) C#
12 10 (22.22%) C++
12 10 (22.22%) German Language
12 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
12 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (62.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (35.56%) MS Office
3 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
1 11 (24.44%) Skype
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.22%) VPN
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
3 8 (17.78%) HTTP
3 8 (17.78%) IPsec
3 8 (17.78%) IPv6
3 8 (17.78%) Software-Defined Networking
4 6 (13.33%) BGP
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.67%) Wireless
6 3 (6.67%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.22%) SMTP
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Datazen
3 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (22.22%) German Language
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Linux Support
3 6 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) ADO
5 3 (6.67%) Autofac
5 3 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.67%) ODBC
5 3 (6.67%) OLE
5 3 (6.67%) OLE DB
5 3 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) Unix
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.56%) Presales
4 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
4 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Workflow
5 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.67%) Memory Management
7 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) Security Management
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Content Development
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) C#
1 10 (22.22%) C++
2 9 (20.00%) C
2 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.56%) VB
3 7 (15.56%) VBScript
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) R
6 3 (6.67%) Scala
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) AWK
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) sed
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 12 (26.67%) MCITP
4 11 (24.44%) MCDST
4 11 (24.44%) MCSD
5 8 (17.78%) MCSA
6 7 (15.56%) CCNA
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (13.33%) HNC
7 6 (13.33%) MCP
7 6 (13.33%) RHCSA
8 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.67%) CISSP
10 2 (4.44%) MCAD
10 2 (4.44%) MCPD
10 2 (4.44%) MCTS
11 1 (2.22%) CCA
11 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) XenServer
5 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.67%) UAG
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) WSUS
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) Perfmon
4 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 2 (4.44%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) HP
2 9 (20.00%) Remedy
3 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) Altiris
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) NetScout
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.00 - £24.12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago