Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 81 104
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23 -52
Contract jobs citing MCSE 17 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 1.38% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £313 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.92% -20.38% +67.02%
10th Percentile £427 £165 £330
90th Percentile £520 £534 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £313 £360
% change year-on-year +52.00% -13.19% +46.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 397 435 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.72% 35.39% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 307 243
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £211
90th Percentile £550 £588 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.75 £11.34
90th Percentile £21.00 £35.25 £17.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Milton Keynes

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Milton Keynes

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Milton Keynes

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
5 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (58.82%) VMware
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
8 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
9 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
9 7 (41.18%) MCSA
9 7 (41.18%) Citrix
9 7 (41.18%) Symantec
9 7 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (35.29%) SCCM
10 6 (35.29%) MCITP
10 6 (35.29%) PKI
10 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (35.29%) Presales
10 6 (35.29%) Service Design
10 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
11 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (29.41%) Office 365

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Service Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Communications Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) PKI
3 5 (29.41%) Clustering
4 4 (23.53%) Virtual Team
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
8 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
9 1 (5.88%) Android
9 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
3 6 (35.29%) Presales
3 6 (35.29%) Service Design
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) ITSM
6 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) MCSA
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (35.29%) MCITP
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) CCSP
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) MCP
7 2 (11.76%) CCA
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (23.53%) SCOM
4 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Symantec
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.76%) StorageTek
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Mercator