The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 44 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% 0.62% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 5.41% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
MCSE
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.25% 11.49% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 27
Median daily rate £400 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £127 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £455 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Median hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% +95.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (11.11%) MCITP
7 1 (11.11%) PKI

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (33.33%) IT Support
4 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) IT Technician
4 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SmoothWall
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) VMware