The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 112 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 38 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.12% 4.90% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -9.69%
MCSE
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 286 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 12.10% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 178 142
Average daily rate £370 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 24
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -43.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.00 £44.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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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
West Yorkshire -8 30 £400 +37.93% 12
South Yorkshire -12 8 £167 -40.71%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 42 (73.68%) VMware
3 34 (59.65%) MCITP
4 33 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (50.88%) Windows
6 23 (40.35%) IIS
7 22 (38.60%) EMC
7 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (33.33%) ITIL
10 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
11 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
12 14 (24.56%) vSphere
13 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (22.81%) LAN
13 13 (22.81%) WAN
14 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (19.30%) CCNA
16 10 (17.54%) DNS
16 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
16 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (17.54%) Firewall
17 9 (15.79%) DHCP
18 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
18 8 (14.04%) Cisco
18 8 (14.04%) SUSE
18 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (14.04%) SCCM

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (40.35%) IIS
2 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) WAN
1 13 (22.81%) LAN
2 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) Firewall
3 9 (15.79%) DHCP
4 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.53%) SAN
6 5 (8.77%) Internet
6 5 (8.77%) Network Security
7 4 (7.02%) MPLS
7 4 (7.02%) DMZ
8 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 2 (3.51%) VPN
9 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.75%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) PABX
9 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Military
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Project Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Support Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IT Support
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) FMCG
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.04%) SUSE
5 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
4 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.26%) Project Management
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.26%) Server Building
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (3.51%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.51%) Line Management
5 2 (3.51%) Change Control
5 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.51%) Workflow
5 2 (3.51%) Service Management
5 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (59.65%) MCITP
3 33 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (19.30%) CCNA
6 7 (12.28%) MCP
6 7 (12.28%) MCSA
7 6 (10.53%) MCTS
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.51%) CCNP
11 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.75%) CCEA
11 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.75%) MCDST
11 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.75%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.75%) NCDA
11 1 (1.75%) CCEE
11 1 (1.75%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 14 (24.56%) vSphere
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
1 42 (73.68%) VMware
2 22 (38.60%) EMC
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco
4 6 (10.53%) Citrix
5 5 (8.77%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Intel
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) AppSense
8 1 (1.75%) Brocade
8 1 (1.75%) Apple
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Wyse
8 1 (1.75%) IBM