The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 33 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.15% 2.56% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 21.62% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
MCSE
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.49% 11.82% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
Average daily rate £343 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £15.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.60 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Leicestershire region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Leicestershire region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +6 6 £625 - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
MCSE
East Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Kerberos
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) LDAP
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) VLDB
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) C#

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) IPsec
1 4 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) VLDB
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware