The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 104 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.55% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% 4.15% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £331 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +44.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £293 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £93.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.78 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.67%
MCSE
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
265 217 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.25% 12.20% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 140 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.57%
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 Yorkshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -14 9 £350 - 5
Bradford - 1 £338 -
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) MCSA
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 5 (27.78%) CCNA
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) NAS
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (27.78%) MCTS
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (22.22%) Replication
10 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
10 4 (22.22%) TOGAF

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (16.67%) WorkSite
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) VPLS
5 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (11.11%) HSRP
5 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Network Design
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) BCP
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (44.44%) MCSA
4 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) MCTS
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (16.67%) MCITP
7 2 (11.11%) CCSA
7 2 (11.11%) CCSE
7 2 (11.11%) VCP5
7 2 (11.11%) VCAP
7 2 (11.11%) CCDA
7 2 (11.11%) CCDP
7 2 (11.11%) CISSP
7 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (5.56%) CCEA
8 1 (5.56%) CCEE
8 1 (5.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) CommVault
4 3 (16.67%) Reuters
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Zerto
4 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Wyse
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) AppSense