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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 77 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 15 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.93% 1.19% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 5.46% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
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£398 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £182 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £315 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.53 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.10% +14.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
292 348 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.18% 21.79% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 179 118
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 35
Average hourly rate £15.83 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.66 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £34.60 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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
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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
Derbyshire +17 5 £238 +58.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £398 +44.54% 2
Northamptonshire -14 2 £245 -18.33% 4
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) Migration
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) MCITP
8 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
9 6 (27.27%) SCCM
9 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
11 4 (18.18%) PKI
11 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) SCOM
11 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) IPsec
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 4 (18.18%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) Internet
11 4 (18.18%) DHCP
11 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
11 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 4 (18.18%) LDAP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (13.64%) Lync
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) IPsec
2 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) AS400
4 1 (4.55%) iSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Email Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCITP
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCDST
6 1 (4.55%) HP APS
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
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