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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 78 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 29 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 0.69% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.89% 5.07% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -9.69%
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
244 138 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.77% 13.58% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 87 67
Average daily rate £380 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £441 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.38 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 33 (86.84%) VMware
4 31 (81.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (78.95%) MCITP
6 22 (57.89%) EMC
6 22 (57.89%) IIS
7 14 (36.84%) Windows
7 14 (36.84%) vSphere
8 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (21.05%) ITIL
10 8 (21.05%) SUSE
11 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (13.16%) Citrix
14 4 (10.53%) NetApp
14 4 (10.53%) CCNA
14 4 (10.53%) SQL
14 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.53%) DNS
14 4 (10.53%) DMZ
14 4 (10.53%) Data Centre

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (57.89%) IIS
2 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) DMZ
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) NAS
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.05%) SUSE
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Server Building
4 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (81.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (78.95%) MCITP
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
6 3 (7.89%) MCTS
7 2 (5.26%) MCP
7 2 (5.26%) MCSA
7 2 (5.26%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.63%) CCEA
8 1 (2.63%) MCDST
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.63%) NCDA
8 1 (2.63%) CCEE
8 1 (2.63%) CCIA
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) vSphere
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (86.84%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) EMC
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Intel
8 1 (2.63%) Wyse
8 1 (2.63%) AppSense
8 1 (2.63%) Brocade