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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 59 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 1.42% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 4.46% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£208 £339 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.52% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £158 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £373 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.67 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.89% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.78 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.67%
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
318 336 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.70% 31.88% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 146 83
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (91.43%) Windows
3 30 (85.71%) ITIL
3 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
5 25 (71.43%) MCP
6 21 (60.00%) Configuration Management
6 21 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
8 17 (48.57%) Windows 7
9 16 (45.71%) SLA
10 14 (40.00%) HP
11 13 (37.14%) MS Visio
11 13 (37.14%) Symantec
11 13 (37.14%) SCOM
12 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
13 11 (31.43%) SQL
14 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (25.71%) SCCM
15 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
16 8 (22.86%) Network Management
16 8 (22.86%) Degree
17 6 (17.14%) MCITP
17 6 (17.14%) DHCP
17 6 (17.14%) DNS
18 5 (14.29%) MCTS
18 5 (14.29%) Migration
18 5 (14.29%) Service Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Documentum
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DHCP
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) PBX
2 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Support Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (37.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Field Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) ITIL
2 21 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) Network Management
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Release Management
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VBScript
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (71.43%) MCP
3 21 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) MCITP
7 5 (14.29%) MCTS
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (8.57%) MCSD
9 1 (2.86%) CCNA
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.86%) HNC
9 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) SCOM
2 9 (25.71%) SCCM
3 5 (14.29%) WMI
3 5 (14.29%) SCSM
4 4 (11.43%) MOM
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) HP
3 13 (37.14%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Avaya
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Altiris
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.86%) Isilon
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago