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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 26 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 4.63% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 8
Median daily rate £300 £301 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +15.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.97% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -10.00%
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
416 497 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.24% 19.05% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 228 288
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 75 45
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £10.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk - 12 £200 -
Essex +7 7 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £400 +129.88% 2
Bedfordshire +1 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -6 1 - - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 33 (61.11%) Cisco
4 31 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (55.56%) CCNA
6 28 (51.85%) MCP
7 26 (48.15%) CCA
7 26 (48.15%) Citrix Certification
8 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
8 22 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 20 (37.04%) Windows
9 20 (37.04%) WAN
10 19 (35.19%) MS Office
11 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (31.48%) Data Analysis
12 17 (31.48%) Internet
13 16 (29.63%) LAN
14 15 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
15 14 (25.93%) ITIL
15 14 (25.93%) WLAN
16 13 (24.07%) NHS
16 13 (24.07%) VMware
17 12 (22.22%) Migration
17 12 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
18 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
18 11 (20.37%) SCCM
18 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
19 10 (18.52%) System Testing
19 10 (18.52%) Citrix
20 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Office
2 15 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) WAN
2 17 (31.48%) Internet
3 16 (29.63%) LAN
4 14 (25.93%) WLAN
5 8 (14.81%) Wireless
6 7 (12.96%) Firewall
7 6 (11.11%) MPLS
7 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 4 (7.41%) SAN
8 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (3.70%) VLAN
11 1 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.85%) VoIP
11 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) DTS
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Local Government
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (12.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) VMware Architect
6 4 (7.41%) DBA
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (24.07%) NHS
3 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.11%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (31.48%) Data Analysis
3 14 (25.93%) ITIL
4 12 (22.22%) Migration
4 12 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (18.52%) System Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.11%) Coaching
8 6 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (9.26%) Security Patching
10 4 (7.41%) High Availability
10 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
12 2 (3.70%) Change Management
12 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
12 2 (3.70%) Database Security
12 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (55.56%) CCNA
4 28 (51.85%) MCP
5 26 (48.15%) CCA
5 26 (48.15%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (16.67%) MCITP
7 7 (12.96%) Degree
8 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.26%) MCSA
9 5 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (5.56%) VCAP
11 2 (3.70%) CCENT
11 2 (3.70%) CCNP
11 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
11 2 (3.70%) OCP
11 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
11 2 (3.70%) PMP
12 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) XenApp
4 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (9.26%) Firmware
5 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.41%) NDS
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Simpana
3 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 33 (61.11%) Cisco
3 13 (24.07%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Citrix
5 8 (14.81%) HP
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle
6 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.41%) Novell
8 3 (5.56%) Apple
8 3 (5.56%) CommVault
9 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.85%) Adobe
10 1 (1.85%) Google
10 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.85%) Virgin Media