The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 84 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 11 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.93% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 6.09% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Average daily rate £348 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.13% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £241 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -1.62%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
248 197 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.38% 15.26% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 102
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 40
Average hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -57.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCSE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £450 +69.81% 2
Leicestershire -12 1 - - 1
Derbyshire -18 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 15 (46.88%) Citrix
5 14 (43.75%) MCP
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.63%) vSphere
12 5 (15.63%) SCCM
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
13 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.50%) SCOM
13 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
13 4 (12.50%) MCITP
13 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (9.38%) Lync
14 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
14 3 (9.38%) XenApp
14 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (9.38%) Migration

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Lync
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Intranet
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) EDRMS
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Local Government
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Email Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Migration
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Change Management
2 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (6.25%) Email Migration
2 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.13%) Online Security
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (43.75%) MCP
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) CNE
5 2 (6.25%) Novell Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCPD
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.13%) MCTS
6 1 (3.13%) MCSD
6 1 (3.13%) CCA
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Citrix
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Novell
5 1 (3.13%) Dell