The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 99 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.44% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 3.31% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate £331 £230 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.02% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £214 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £246 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £283 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £18.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-16.44% -0.54%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
234 181 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.77% 13.40% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 82 122
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £146 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MCSE
Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 8 £350 - 6
Huddersfield 0 1 £248 +17.85%
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) ITSM
8 3 (20.00%) Clustering
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Information Management
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) CATIA
3 1 (6.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) MetaFrame
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Lotus
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Altiris