Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 101 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 16 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.05% 1.04% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 3.08% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +37.10%
10th Percentile £311 £405 £360
90th Percentile £506 £550 £445
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +36.00%
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 415 520 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.14% 33.90% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 305 292
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -1.20% +11.33%
10th Percentile £215 £254 £250
90th Percentile £488 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £366 £411 £417
% change year-on-year -10.89% -1.44% +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -39.47%
10th Percentile £11.58 £12.04 £10.31
90th Percentile £52.87 £57.63 £12.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year -2.78% +14.65% -63.06%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) Change Management
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) Office 365
7 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
8 6 (37.50%) XenApp
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (37.50%) MCP
8 6 (37.50%) NetApp
9 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
9 5 (31.25%) MCSA
9 5 (31.25%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) SLA
9 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V

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 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Communications Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) MCP
6 5 (31.25%) MCSA
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (6.25%) CCNA
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec