The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 82 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 1.15% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £314
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £326 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £17.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 262 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.13% 18.23% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 174 140
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Leeds region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Leeds region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
6 3 (27.27%) RHCE
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
6 3 (27.27%) SUSE
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
6 3 (27.27%) ebXML
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Server Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) ebXML
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
1 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SUSE
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) RHCE
5 2 (18.18%) CCA
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) vCloud
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) VMware GSX
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Brocade
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Canon
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Xerox