The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 2.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £470 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +27.27%
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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 Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
81 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.75% 29.31% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 48
Average daily rate £338 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 35
Average hourly rate £33.00 £13.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) VCP5
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Intel
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Budget Control
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VCP5
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos