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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.71% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 4.42% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -13.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+39.03% -12.67%
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
275 249 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.70% 15.96% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 117 74
Average daily rate £390 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -8 3 - - 1
Derbyshire +3 2 £300 - 1
Leicestershire +4 1 £300 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) MCITP
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Lync
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) MCSA
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) PBX
9 3 (16.67%) VoIP
9 3 (16.67%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) VLAN
9 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) SCOM
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Lync
3 5 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) PBX
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) VLAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) AS400
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) MCSA
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee