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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 87 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 1.24% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £123 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.53% -60.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.49%
MCSE
West Yorkshire

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
155 323 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.72% 20.20% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 217 132
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) HL7
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) LAMP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) RHCE
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Smartcard
5 3 (30.00%) ebXML
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Ajax
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) ebXML
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
1 3 (30.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) RHCE
4 2 (20.00%) CCA
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) VMware GSX
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Canon
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) Xerox