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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 97 107 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Contract jobs citing MCSE 32 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 0.96% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.17% 5.38% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 6
Median daily rate £250 £250 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £163 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £445 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +11.97%
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
519 502 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.90% 17.84% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 236 258
Median daily rate £325 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Essex +12 13 £300 - 1
Suffolk +5 7 £195 -22.00%
Hertfordshire +1 6 £230 -23.33% 3
Bedfordshire -3 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £287 +14.80% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (51.92%) MCP
4 26 (50.00%) Cisco
4 26 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (48.08%) CCNA
5 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
5 25 (48.08%) Windows
6 23 (44.23%) CCA
6 23 (44.23%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (38.46%) MS Office
7 20 (38.46%) ITIL
8 19 (36.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (28.85%) Data Analysis
11 13 (25.00%) WAN
11 13 (25.00%) Internet
11 13 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (21.15%) SCCM
12 11 (21.15%) NHS
13 10 (19.23%) Migration
13 10 (19.23%) VMware
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
14 9 (17.31%) Strategic Planning
14 9 (17.31%) LAN
14 9 (17.31%) WLAN
15 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
16 7 (13.46%) 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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Office
2 13 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) OneDrive
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Internet
1 13 (25.00%) WAN
2 9 (17.31%) LAN
2 9 (17.31%) WLAN
3 4 (7.69%) MPLS
3 4 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
5 2 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) DTS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Local Government
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.69%) VMware Architect
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.15%) NHS
3 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Solaris
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 19 (36.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (28.85%) Data Analysis
4 10 (19.23%) Migration
5 9 (17.31%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.46%) System Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (7.69%) High Availability
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (5.77%) Coaching
10 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (51.92%) MCP
3 26 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (48.08%) CCNA
5 23 (44.23%) CCA
5 23 (44.23%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) MCITP
8 5 (9.62%) Degree
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.77%) MCSA
10 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.85%) CCENT
11 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
11 2 (3.85%) PMP
11 2 (3.85%) VCAP
12 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
12 1 (1.92%) OCP
12 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.62%) XenApp
4 4 (7.69%) NDS
4 4 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Firmware
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.85%) Simpana
4 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (19.23%) VMware
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle
6 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.69%) Apple
6 4 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) Novell
7 2 (3.85%) CommVault
8 1 (1.92%) Altiris
8 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media
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