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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 32 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.98% 0.36% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.48% 2.78% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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
61 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.23% 12.81% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 21
Average daily rate £315 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £386 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.85 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.71% +34.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCP
3 7 (53.85%) Driving Licence
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (23.08%) Apple
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) NetApp
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (7.69%) SAN
9 1 (7.69%) Firmware
9 1 (7.69%) Symantec
9 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (7.69%) Sophos
9 1 (7.69%) Linux
9 1 (7.69%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Desktop Support
2 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Desktop Support
3 5 (38.46%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Driving Licence
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec