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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 97 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.59% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.40% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £225 £375 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +316.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
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
238 294 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.11% 17.41% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 131 69
Average daily rate £355 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £233 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £34.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Law
7 2 (20.00%) Legal
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) MCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Support
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) ACSA
6 1 (10.00%) ACSP
6 1 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) CCIP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MCDST
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) RHCE
6 1 (10.00%) RHCSA
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Xen
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Proofpoint
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) Wyse
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £130 per day
Posted: 9 days ago