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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.53% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.85%

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
24 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.77% 11.28% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Median daily rate £300 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.09% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £95.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £395 -
MCSE
West Midlands

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp