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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 83 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 2.23% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £419 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%

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
152 224 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.77% 15.92% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 146 130
Median daily rate £363 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Brocade
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebOps Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) VMware GSX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat