The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £18.98
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.54%
MCSE
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.56% 6.90% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £395 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Supplier Management
2 5 (83.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) EMC

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (83.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware