The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 27 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.75% 1.79% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.69% +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 Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 65.00% 42.86% 64.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 11 13
Average daily rate £400 £339 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) assyst
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft