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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 92 81 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.41% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.93% 3.40% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £331 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +7.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -14.86%
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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
178 147 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.12% 12.08% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (38.46%) MCTS
6 5 (38.46%) MCITP
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (30.77%) Lync
7 4 (30.77%) High Availability
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (30.77%) AirWatch
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
7 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
7 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) MCSA
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (30.77%) Lync
3 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DMZ
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) HSRP
4 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) VPLS
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (38.46%) MCTS
3 5 (38.46%) MCITP
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (23.08%) MCSA
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (7.69%) VCP5
6 1 (7.69%) VCAP
6 1 (7.69%) CCEE
6 1 (7.69%) CCIA
6 1 (7.69%) NCDA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CCEA
6 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Wyse
5 1 (7.69%) AppSense
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