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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 1.15% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £388 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £305 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.92 £21.35 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +25.05%
MCSE
England

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
301 260 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.95% 16.42% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 133 139
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £497 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 33
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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
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 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 4 £388 +27.04%
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
6 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) MCSA
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) Dell
10 4 (19.05%) Intel
10 4 (19.05%) IBM
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) Wireless
11 3 (14.29%) Clustering

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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Audit
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) CAD
3 1 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) MCSA
4 5 (23.81%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 2 (9.52%) MCSM
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
6 2 (9.52%) PMP
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.76%) CCA
7 1 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) VCDX
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
1 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Dell
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Intel
6 2 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam