The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 34 42
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.65% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.70% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £280 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +3.26%
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Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.57% 24.18% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 71
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

MCSE
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Rollout Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware