The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Chester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.77% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £223 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £283 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-15.76% -0.54%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.62% 20.83% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £294 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCSE
Cheshire

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) GSEC
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) GPEN
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) GSEC
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee