The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 46 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 17 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.86% 3.78% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.71% 12.84% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.78 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.67%
MCSE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
124 109 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.88% 29.46% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 74 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £43.70 £16.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.84% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.41 £21.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Worthing -6 12 £300 -14.28%
Horsham - 1 - - 1
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (69.44%) Windows
4 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
5 22 (61.11%) ITIL
6 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 15 (41.67%) MCP
8 14 (38.89%) SCCM
9 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (33.33%) VMware
10 12 (33.33%) Linux
11 11 (30.56%) SAN
11 11 (30.56%) Internet
11 11 (30.56%) MCITP
12 10 (27.78%) MCSA
12 10 (27.78%) IIS
13 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (22.22%) MS Office
14 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (22.22%) McAfee
14 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
15 7 (19.44%) Citrix
15 7 (19.44%) DHCP
15 7 (19.44%) DNS
15 7 (19.44%) SQL
16 6 (16.67%) Oracle
16 6 (16.67%) Web Services
16 6 (16.67%) HP
16 6 (16.67%) Intranet

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) IIS
3 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (13.89%) Lync
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (13.89%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (13.89%) SAS
5 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.89%) IaaS
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
1 11 (30.56%) Internet
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) Intranet
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (13.89%) Wireless
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) PKI
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) UNIX
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) B2B
3 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (13.89%) Coaching
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (41.67%) MCP
3 11 (30.56%) MCITP
4 10 (27.78%) MCSA
5 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) MCTS
6 5 (13.89%) CEH
6 5 (13.89%) CCNA
6 5 (13.89%) CISSP
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (11.11%) MCDST
8 2 (5.56%) MCDBA
8 2 (5.56%) MCSD
9 1 (2.78%) MCPD
9 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) UAG
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) VMware GSX
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) Nessus
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.78%) MOM
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) McAfee
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Sonus
6 5 (13.89%) Qualys
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.89%) Avaya
7 3 (8.33%) Panasonic
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Intel
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas