The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 106 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 22 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.58% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.61% 8.20% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 17
Average daily rate
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£301 £263 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £113 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
392 439 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.32% 19.25% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 200 261
Average daily rate £380 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £159 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 64
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.55 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.70 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Hertfordshire +5 6 £250 - 4
Cambridgeshire -17 6 £313 +19.04% 4
Suffolk -4 4 £175 -26.31%
Bedfordshire -9 3 £275 - 2
Norfolk +2 2 £365 +224.44% 1
Essex -4 1 - - 3
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (77.27%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (38.64%) MCITP
7 15 (34.09%) VMware
7 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
7 15 (34.09%) ITIL
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
10 9 (20.45%) Linux
10 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
10 9 (20.45%) DNS
11 8 (18.18%) Cisco
11 8 (18.18%) DHCP
11 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (15.91%) MCDST
12 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (15.91%) Citrix
13 6 (13.64%) HP
13 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
13 6 (13.64%) MS Office
13 6 (13.64%) SCCM
13 6 (13.64%) Firewall
13 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.36%) vSphere

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
8 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) IPv6
7 1 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (2.27%) Broadband
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
8 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Workflow
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.36%) Time Management
2 5 (11.36%) CRM
3 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.27%) Content Management
4 1 (2.27%) ITSM
4 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (38.64%) MCITP
3 7 (15.91%) MCDST
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) CCNA
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.09%) MCP
6 3 (6.82%) MCTS
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.55%) MCSA
7 2 (4.55%) NCDA
7 2 (4.55%) NCIE
7 2 (4.55%) VCAP
8 1 (2.27%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) MCSD
8 1 (2.27%) HNC
8 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 6 (13.64%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) Panasonic
6 5 (11.36%) Dell
6 5 (11.36%) McAfee
6 5 (11.36%) Sophos
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.27%) Lotus
9 1 (2.27%) Intel
9 1 (2.27%) Apple
Colchester
Explore Group
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Explore Group
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago