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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 113 80 110
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing MCSE 23 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 1.91% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.75% 9.73% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 5
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£288 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £465 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
484 473 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.24% 19.65% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 222 273
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 74
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 £9.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.98 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -11 9 £308 +11.81% 5
Suffolk +1 4 £175 - 1
Norfolk +9 3 £140 +24.44%
Bedfordshire -19 3 £260 -34.59% 4
Hertfordshire +5 2 - - 4
Essex -23 2 - - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
4 17 (43.59%) MCITP
5 15 (38.46%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
8 10 (25.64%) DNS
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco
9 9 (23.08%) DHCP
9 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (15.38%) MCDST
11 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) Clustering
11 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.38%) HP
11 6 (15.38%) Citrix
12 5 (12.82%) SAN
12 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.82%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.56%) Broadband
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) IPv6
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Consultant
1 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.64%) Linux
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.56%) AIX
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) VMS
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX
9 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) CRM
2 5 (12.82%) Workflow
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.56%) Content Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (43.59%) MCITP
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (15.38%) MCDST
5 5 (12.82%) MCP
5 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MCSA
6 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) MCTS
8 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.13%) NCDA
8 2 (5.13%) NCIE
8 2 (5.13%) VCAP
9 1 (2.56%) VCP5
9 1 (2.56%) Degree
9 1 (2.56%) MCSD
9 1 (2.56%) MOS
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) WMI
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) Dell
5 4 (10.26%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) McAfee
5 4 (10.26%) Sophos
5 4 (10.26%) Panasonic
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) F5
8 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago