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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 94 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 1.62% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 10.29% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £188 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £308 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.54 £21.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.37%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 243 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.91% 15.78% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 116 138
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.07 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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
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 23 July 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 -9 4 £313 +1.62% 7
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
MCSE
Yorkshire

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) MCITP
7 4 (30.77%) Clustering
7 4 (30.77%) ITSM
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Publishing
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Information Management
8 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Asset Management

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) DSL
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Management
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Online Security
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) MCSA
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) HP