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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 54 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.08% 7.48% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 25.53% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -17.10%
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
119 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.36% 29.28% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 45
Average daily rate £369 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.98% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £42.45 £16.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.27% -55.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.75 £17.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £21.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
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 29 May 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 -10 3 £288 -28.12%
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (67.65%) Windows
4 22 (64.71%) ITIL
5 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 14 (41.18%) SCCM
8 13 (38.24%) MCP
9 11 (32.35%) Internet
9 11 (32.35%) MCITP
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) VMware
10 10 (29.41%) SAN
10 10 (29.41%) MCSA
11 9 (26.47%) Linux
11 9 (26.47%) IIS
11 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
12 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (23.53%) McAfee
13 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.59%) DNS
13 7 (20.59%) DHCP
13 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
14 6 (17.65%) UAG
14 6 (17.65%) HP
14 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
14 6 (17.65%) SQL
14 6 (17.65%) Oracle
14 6 (17.65%) Intranet

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) IIS
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.71%) SAS
5 5 (14.71%) Lync
5 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (14.71%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
3 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) IaaS
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
1 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 10 (29.41%) SAN
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) Intranet
5 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Support
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (14.71%) PKI
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) B2B
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Coaching
4 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCP
3 11 (32.35%) MCITP
4 10 (29.41%) MCSA
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) MCDST
6 5 (14.71%) MCTS
7 4 (11.76%) CEH
7 4 (11.76%) CISSP
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (5.88%) MCSD
8 2 (5.88%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.94%) MCPD
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) UAG
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.94%) VMware GSX
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Nessus
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) MOM
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) McAfee
4 6 (17.65%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Avaya
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (14.71%) Sonus
6 4 (11.76%) Qualys
6 4 (11.76%) Panasonic
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) Dell
6 4 (11.76%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds