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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 105 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 21 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 3.38% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
Median daily rate £306 £174 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £166 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £295 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.22%

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
404 444 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.01% 18.76% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 218 203
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 71 41
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £400 +129.88% 2
Suffolk - 6 £300 -
Hertfordshire +3 4 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £107 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 of England region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) Cisco
4 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (43.48%) CCNA
5 20 (43.48%) MCP
5 20 (43.48%) Windows
6 16 (34.78%) CCA
6 16 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
8 13 (28.26%) WAN
8 13 (28.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (23.91%) LAN
10 11 (23.91%) Internet
11 10 (21.74%) MCITP
12 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
12 9 (19.57%) Migration
12 9 (19.57%) VMware
12 9 (19.57%) ITIL
12 9 (19.57%) MS Office
12 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.39%) Skype for Business
13 8 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) WLAN
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix
13 8 (17.39%) NHS

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 8 (17.39%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.52%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) WAN
2 11 (23.91%) Internet
2 11 (23.91%) LAN
3 8 (17.39%) WLAN
4 6 (13.04%) Wireless
5 5 (10.87%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) MPLS
6 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
6 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 3 (6.52%) Skype
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.35%) DNS
8 2 (4.35%) VLAN
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (2.17%) DHCP
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.35%) DTS
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Local Government
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Azure Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Office 365 Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) DBA
5 4 (8.70%) Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) NHS
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Solaris
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) System Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (10.87%) Coaching
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.52%) Security Patching
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (43.48%) CCNA
3 20 (43.48%) MCP
4 16 (34.78%) CCA
4 16 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (21.74%) MCITP
6 7 (15.22%) Degree
7 5 (10.87%) MCSA
8 3 (6.52%) CCNP
8 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.35%) MCDBA
9 2 (4.35%) OCP
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (4.35%) VCAP
10 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.17%) CCIP
10 1 (2.17%) CCSP
10 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) NDS
4 4 (8.70%) vSphere
5 3 (6.52%) Firmware
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.35%) Simpana
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.17%) DameWare
4 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle
6 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.70%) Novell
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) CommVault
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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