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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 51 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.92% 4.92% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 22.22% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Average daily rate
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£170 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -9.52%
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
118 81 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.69% 22.13% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 41
Average daily rate £350 £290 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £29.95 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 -11 1 £120 - 1
Crawley -12 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) McAfee
6 3 (27.27%) Sophos
6 3 (27.27%) MCDST
6 3 (27.27%) Time Management
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Panasonic
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 8

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCDST
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Panasonic
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Sophos
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix