The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 80 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 1.80% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -14.86%
MCSE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 167 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.41% 20.85% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 49
Average daily rate £420 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £603 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Cheshire region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 2 £225 - 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) NCIE
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) NCIE
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago