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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 113 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.80% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 4.27% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 21
Median daily rate £135 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
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
438 515 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.24% 18.62% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 250 253
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 43
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.81 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MCSE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £150 -40.00% 1
Norfolk -4 4 £107 -57.20% 1
Essex +2 2 £148 -40.40%
Bedfordshire +2 1 £350 -24.32%
Hertfordshire +2 1 £438 +16.66% 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 17 (58.62%) Windows 7
6 16 (55.17%) ITIL
7 11 (37.93%) MS Office
8 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
8 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 9 (31.03%) MCSA
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (27.59%) VMware
10 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
10 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
12 6 (20.69%) Unix
13 5 (17.24%) MCP
13 5 (17.24%) Linux
13 5 (17.24%) WAN
13 5 (17.24%) Cisco
13 5 (17.24%) NetApp
13 5 (17.24%) SCCM
13 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
13 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
14 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (13.79%) VCP6
14 4 (13.79%) Data Migration

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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Local Government
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Desktop Support
2 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.34%) ITSM
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCSA
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) MCP
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (13.79%) VCP5
5 4 (13.79%) VCP6
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) CCNA
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) RHCE
7 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Nessus
4 1 (3.45%) QRadar
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Apple
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) CommVault
7 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Sage
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Toshiba
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam