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 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 93 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 2.25% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £314
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.22%

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
189 355 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.04% 18.10% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 227 201
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £18.24 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% +65.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.93 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.50 £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 4 £400 - 2
Bradford +17 2 - - 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) vSphere
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Puppet
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) FTP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
8 3 (20.00%) Telnet

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) FTP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) SMTP
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) Telnet
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) ebXML
2 3 (20.00%) LAMP
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
1 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source Development
6 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) RHCE
5 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCA
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) VMware GSX
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Brocade
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Canon
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) Xerox