The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
MCSE
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.09% 16.24% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 19
Average daily rate £313 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Project Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR