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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.69% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 6.25% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.78 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.67%
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
177 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.29% 10.98% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 81 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (50.00%) MCSA
7 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
7 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (31.25%) MCTS
9 5 (31.25%) NAS
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) High Availability
10 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (25.00%) Lync
10 4 (25.00%) AirWatch
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Master

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Lync
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (18.75%) WorkSite
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) NAS
3 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) HSRP
5 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) VPLS
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (31.25%) MCTS
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (18.75%) MCITP
7 2 (12.50%) VCP5
7 2 (12.50%) VCAP
7 2 (12.50%) CCSE
7 2 (12.50%) CCSA
7 2 (12.50%) CCDA
7 2 (12.50%) CCDP
7 2 (12.50%) CISSP
7 2 (12.50%) CCNP
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (6.25%) CCEA
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) CommVault
4 3 (18.75%) Reuters
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
4 3 (18.75%) Zerto
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Wyse
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) AppSense