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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 33 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 18 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.00% 0.63% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.37% 3.13% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
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£290 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £320 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
98 64 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.78% 20.00% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 49
Average daily rate £290 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.80 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Crawley - 6 - -
Worthing - 3 - - 5
Burgess Hill - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (84.38%) Windows
4 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
5 20 (62.50%) ITIL
5 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (59.38%) MCP
7 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
8 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (34.38%) Linux
11 10 (31.25%) SCCM
11 10 (31.25%) SQL
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
12 9 (28.13%) MCSA
12 9 (28.13%) VMware
12 9 (28.13%) Clustering
12 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
13 8 (25.00%) SAN
13 8 (25.00%) IIS
13 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 7 (21.88%) MS Office
14 7 (21.88%) McAfee
15 6 (18.75%) Firewall
15 6 (18.75%) Citrix
15 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
15 6 (18.75%) Lync
15 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (25.00%) IIS
3 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (18.75%) Lync
5 5 (15.63%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
1 3 (9.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) VoIP
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) SNMP
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.63%) B2B
3 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (15.63%) Coaching
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (59.38%) MCP
3 9 (28.13%) MCSA
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) MCTS
4 6 (18.75%) MCITP
5 5 (15.63%) CEH
5 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) CISSP
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) MCDST
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) MCPD
8 1 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) MCSD
8 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) UAG
5 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) VMware GSX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) Nessus
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) McAfee
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Qualys
5 5 (15.63%) Sonus
5 5 (15.63%) Avaya
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Panasonic
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.13%) Intel
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
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