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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 48 34 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +45
Contract jobs citing MCSE 23 63 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 5.71% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.55% 18.26% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 3
Average daily rate
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£203 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.35% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £290 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.63 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
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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
269 345 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.72% 31.28% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 169 82
Average daily rate £375 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (86.36%) Windows
3 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
4 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 24 (54.55%) ITIL
6 22 (50.00%) MCP
7 21 (47.73%) HP
7 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
7 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
8 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
9 19 (43.18%) DV Cleared
10 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
10 14 (31.82%) SLA
11 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (27.27%) Linux
12 12 (27.27%) HNC
12 12 (27.27%) DHCP
12 12 (27.27%) DNS
13 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
13 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (25.00%) Symantec
14 10 (22.73%) Citrix
14 10 (22.73%) CCA
14 10 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (22.73%) Degree
15 9 (20.45%) Nagios
15 9 (20.45%) NetBackup
15 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
15 9 (20.45%) UNIX
16 8 (18.18%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.82%) Lync
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DHCP
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) FTP
3 3 (6.82%) DMZ
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Support Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Support
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 6 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.27%) Blog
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.27%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (20.45%) UNIX
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Service Management
4 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (11.36%) Time Management
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.82%) Network Management
7 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) VB
3 6 (13.64%) Korn
3 6 (13.64%) Bourne shell
4 4 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (50.00%) MCP
3 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
3 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
4 19 (43.18%) DV Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) HNC
6 10 (22.73%) CCA
6 10 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (22.73%) Degree
7 4 (9.09%) MCTS
7 4 (9.09%) MCITP
8 3 (6.82%) RHCSA
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.82%) CCNA
9 2 (4.55%) MCSD
10 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.27%) MCPD
10 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) NFS
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Nagios
1 9 (20.45%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.91%) SCOM
3 4 (9.09%) WMI
3 4 (9.09%) SCSM
4 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 3 (6.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) HP
3 11 (25.00%) Symantec
4 10 (22.73%) Citrix
5 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
6 8 (18.18%) Isilon
7 6 (13.64%) EMC
8 4 (9.09%) VMware
9 3 (6.82%) Altiris
9 3 (6.82%) Remedy
9 3 (6.82%) Veritas
10 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.27%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 4 days ago