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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 79 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 3.85% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
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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
180 130 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.33% 13.49% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 79 53
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £112.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -84.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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
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 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) MCSA
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) NAS
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
7 3 (27.27%) Lync
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) MCTS
7 3 (27.27%) Replication
7 3 (27.27%) WorkSite
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) WorkSite
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) VPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
4 2 (18.18%) HSRP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) VRRP
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) BCP
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSA
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) MCTS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (18.18%) VCP5
5 2 (18.18%) VCAP
5 2 (18.18%) CCSA
5 2 (18.18%) CCSE
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) CCDA
5 2 (18.18%) CCDP
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) CommVault
3 3 (27.27%) Reuters
3 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
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