The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.09% 1.63% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 10.53% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +39.54%
MCSE
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.40% 15.53% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 36
Average daily rate £356 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% +10.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £21.63 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Sheffield -2 1 - - 2
Barnsley - - - - 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 3 (42.86%) MSI
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) MCTS
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
1 3 (42.86%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCEA
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) NCDA
3 1 (14.29%) NCIE
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp