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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +27.27%
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
61 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.02% 25.00% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 22
Average daily rate £445 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -12.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £20.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Liverpool - - - -
Wirral - - - -
MCSE
North West

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) HNC
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) HNC
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix