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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 37 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.61% 1.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.77% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -25.00%
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
47 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.33% 13.60% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 10
Average daily rate £300 £325 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -32.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

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 29 June 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Dell