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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 32 40
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.92% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.33% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £470 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +276.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
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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
91 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.20% 27.69% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 59
Average daily rate £340 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £131 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 29
Average hourly rate £27.00 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.78% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) VCP5
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) VMware