The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.49% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.13% 10.00% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 9
Average daily rate £250 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

MCSE
Top 15 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft