The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 77 66 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 1.27% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 8.24% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£338 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +3.26%
MCSE
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 170 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.86% 15.38% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 58
Average daily rate £351 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Stockport +3 1 - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (79.31%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) ITIL
7 12 (41.38%) CCNA
7 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (41.38%) SAN
8 9 (31.03%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) MCSA
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (24.14%) EMC
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) MCITP
11 6 (20.69%) MCTS
11 6 (20.69%) CCDP
11 6 (20.69%) WAN
11 6 (20.69%) DNS
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
12 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
12 5 (17.24%) MCP
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (17.24%) Migration
13 4 (13.79%) Telecoms

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) VLAN
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security Manager
2 4 (13.79%) IT Support
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) IT Support Technician
2 4 (13.79%) Network Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Android
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 2 (6.90%) HPUX
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) People Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) MCSA
4 7 (24.14%) MCITP
5 6 (20.69%) MCTS
5 6 (20.69%) CCDP
6 5 (17.24%) MCP
7 4 (13.79%) RHCE
7 4 (13.79%) IBM Certification
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (13.79%) ACSA
7 4 (13.79%) MCDST
7 4 (13.79%) CCNP
7 4 (13.79%) CCIP
7 4 (13.79%) RHCSA
7 4 (13.79%) ACSP
8 2 (6.90%) CCIA
8 2 (6.90%) CCDA
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.90%) UAG
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 7 (24.14%) HP
5 7 (24.14%) EMC
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.79%) Apple
7 3 (10.34%) Avaya
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) StorageTek
8 2 (6.90%) Sun
8 2 (6.90%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Nokia
9 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.45%) Remedy
9 1 (3.45%) Wyse
9 1 (3.45%) Nortel
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Rate: £40000.00 per annum
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