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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 98 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 3.47% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £425 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +1.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
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
253 202 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.62% 14.57% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 134 102
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50
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 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 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) MCSA
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (40.00%) MCITP
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (30.00%) NAS
8 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (30.00%) Zerto
8 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (30.00%) iManage
8 3 (30.00%) Replication
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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%) IBM Domino
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) DameWare
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) CommVault
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) iManage
4 3 (30.00%) Reuters
4 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (30.00%) Zerto
5 2 (20.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) Dell