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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.54% 1.97% -
As % of the Qualifications category 15.66% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
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
83 72 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.62% 17.69% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 53
Average daily rate £290 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £512 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Average hourly rate £19.41 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £40.60 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
Crawley +11 4 £220 -20.00% 1
Gatwick -3 3 £350 +27.27%
Horsham - 1 £203 -
Littlehampton - - - -
MCSE
South East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (87.80%) Windows
3 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
4 31 (75.61%) ITIL
4 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
5 23 (56.10%) MCP
5 23 (56.10%) SCCM
6 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
7 19 (46.34%) IIS
8 18 (43.90%) Firewall
9 16 (39.02%) MS Office
9 16 (39.02%) MCSA
9 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
9 16 (39.02%) CCNA
9 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (34.15%) VMware
10 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
10 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (31.71%) DHCP
11 13 (31.71%) DNS
12 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
12 12 (29.27%) SAN
12 12 (29.27%) Wireless
13 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
13 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
14 10 (24.39%) SQL
14 10 (24.39%) Cisco
14 10 (24.39%) MS Visio

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 19 (46.34%) IIS
2 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
3 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
5 9 (21.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.95%) Office 365
2 9 (21.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) DHCP
3 12 (29.27%) SAN
3 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
3 12 (29.27%) Wireless
4 9 (21.95%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (21.95%) Internet
5 7 (17.07%) WAN
6 6 (14.63%) MPLS
6 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 4 (9.76%) ADSL
7 4 (9.76%) LAN
7 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
7 4 (9.76%) Network Security
8 2 (4.88%) PBX
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) LDAP
8 2 (4.88%) SNMP
9 1 (2.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Developer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) PKI
2 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
3 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (24.39%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (24.39%) Coaching
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security
7 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
8 3 (7.32%) ITSM
9 2 (4.88%) Network Management
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.44%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.44%) Security Management
10 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (56.10%) MCP
3 16 (39.02%) MCSA
3 16 (39.02%) CCNA
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (24.39%) CISSP
4 10 (24.39%) CEH
5 6 (14.63%) MCITP
6 5 (12.20%) MCDST
6 5 (12.20%) MCTS
7 2 (4.88%) CCNP
8 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.44%) MCSD
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.44%) MCPD
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) UAG
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) SCCM
2 10 (24.39%) Nessus
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Qualys
3 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 10 (24.39%) McAfee
4 9 (21.95%) Citrix
5 8 (19.51%) HP
6 7 (17.07%) Symantec
7 5 (12.20%) ProCurve
7 5 (12.20%) Juniper
8 4 (9.76%) Avaya
8 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.32%) Apple
10 2 (4.88%) Kaseya
11 1 (2.44%) F5
11 1 (2.44%) BT
11 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.44%) Veeam
11 1 (2.44%) NetApp