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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 75 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 1.10% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 8.92% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £300 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -29.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -17.10%
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
254 157 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.42% 12.37% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 70 63
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.73 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 -1 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £1,000 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (50.00%) XenApp
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (37.50%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) AppSense
8 6 (37.50%) CCEE
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) MCITP
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (31.25%) SAN
9 5 (31.25%) CCA
9 5 (31.25%) MCSA
9 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 4 (25.00%) MCP
10 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame
10 4 (25.00%) CCIE
10 4 (25.00%) VPN
10 4 (25.00%) Migration
10 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) TPMS
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (37.50%) CCEE
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (31.25%) CCA
5 5 (31.25%) MCSA
6 4 (25.00%) MCP
6 4 (25.00%) CCIE
6 4 (25.00%) CCAA
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (18.75%) MCTS
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) CCEA
8 2 (12.50%) CCIA
9 1 (6.25%) CCENT
9 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) XenServer
6 1 (6.25%) Xen
6 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) AppSense
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Wyse
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
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