The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Taunton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 31 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.18% 1.92% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
108 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 68.79% 42.31% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 5 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £416 £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 £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) MCP
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) assyst
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Front Office
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Finance

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco