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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 86 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 10.50% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£450 £318 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £312 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £324 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.69% +27.27%
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
263 219 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.36% 13.54% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 100 97
Average daily rate £345 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Leicestershire +2 4 £625 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £275 -15.38% 3
Derbyshire -1 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (14.29%) SCOM
9 2 (14.29%) IPsec
9 2 (14.29%) PKI

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) VRRP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) VLDB
2 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
2 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Online Security
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCDST
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Novell
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint