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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 86 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.51% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.95% 3.76% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 14
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£290 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +27.27%
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
182 213 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.85% 13.70% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 94 142
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £13.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Leeds +11 7 £295 - 3
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) MCSA
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) NetApp
7 5 (35.71%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (28.57%) MCITP
8 4 (28.57%) Dell
8 4 (28.57%) IBM
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 3 (21.43%) Clustering
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (14.29%) Internet
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Online Security
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) NetApp
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee