The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 79 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing MCSE 14 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% 0.85% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 4.15% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
Median daily rate £320 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.22%

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
260 313 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.77% 20.58% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 183 128
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £243 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £27.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +2 6 £320 -32.63% 3
Nottinghamshire +11 3 £320 - 3
Northamptonshire -15 3 £400 +72.97% 1
Leicestershire - 3 - - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) ITIL
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (33.33%) Unix
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
9 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (28.57%) SDLC
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 6 (28.57%) CAD
9 6 (28.57%) NetApp
9 6 (28.57%) Project Management
9 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 4 (19.05%) LAN
11 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
11 4 (19.05%) ITSM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) PABX
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (19.05%) iPad
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.76%) Handset
5 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) CAD
3 6 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITSM
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) MCDST
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam