The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.64% 0.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +11.97%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.43% 18.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £782 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 2 £400 -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft