Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.70% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 1.79% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median daily rate £288 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.16% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £300
% change year-on-year +16.44% +21.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £17.06 £21.55
% change year-on-year +21.07% -20.84% +26.24%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 56 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 20.42% 18.79% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 77
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £288 £233 £204
90th Percentile £630 £449 £458
Berkshire median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +218.00% -35.06%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £9.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £16.53 £30.90
% change year-on-year -27.40% -46.50% +60.52%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Slough

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Slough

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Polycom
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Canon
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Canon
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Polycom
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Wonderware