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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.42% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £243 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £283 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-15.76% -0.54%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
161 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 75.94% 47.37% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 5 19
Average daily rate £350 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £342 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCSE
Somerset

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco