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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 17 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 1.02% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% 5.37% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Median daily rate £320 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £205 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £316
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%

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
259 298 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.61% 18.96% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 182 148
Median daily rate £385 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 22
Median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -7 8 £320 -32.63% 1
Leicestershire +15 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £320 - 4
Northamptonshire -9 2 £204 -7.90% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) VMware
4 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (53.85%) ITIL
5 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
7 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) CCNA
8 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
9 7 (26.92%) Unix
9 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 6 (23.08%) NetApp
10 6 (23.08%) Project Management
10 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) CAD
10 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (23.08%) MCITP
10 6 (23.08%) SDLC
10 6 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
11 5 (19.23%) WAN

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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) PABX
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Server Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (15.38%) iPad
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Android
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) CAD
3 6 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) MCITP
6 3 (11.54%) MCSA
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (7.69%) MCP
7 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) CCDP
8 1 (3.85%) CISSP
8 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Terminal Server
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) AirWatch
1 4 (15.38%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) EMC