The first table below looks at the demand for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Somerset region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 46 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.88% 0.99% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £243 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £283 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-15.76% -0.54%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
257 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 60.47% 32.67% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 22 34
Average daily rate £350 £285 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £320 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 5 - - 3
Taunton - 3 £243 - 1
MCSE
South West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) MCP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) SLA
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (45.45%) MCSA
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Avaya
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) Mitel
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
6 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
1 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
6 1 (9.09%) CNE
6 1 (9.09%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 5 (45.45%) Mitel