Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 98 86
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +16
Contract jobs citing MCSE 12 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.86% 1.13% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 4.62% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +18.06%
10th Percentile £226 £425 £180
90th Percentile £501 £550 £454
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £481 £425
% change year-on-year -6.49% +13.24% +21.43%
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 400 411 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.61% 24.44% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 250 282
Milton Keynes median daily rate £379 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £212 £183 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.90% -33.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £38.00 £34.75 £11.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -68.89%

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 18 October 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 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) MCP
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Service Management
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (33.33%) CRM
8 3 (25.00%) Unix
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Change Management
8 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening
6 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (8.33%) Server Management
6 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (8.33%) MCITP
7 1 (8.33%) MCSA
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware