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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 125 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 20 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 1.20% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 7.92% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 9
Median daily rate £363 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £118 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £18.98
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.54%
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
425 480 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.69% 15.21% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 315 183
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Median hourly rate £13.91 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.75% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.00 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Yorkshire -4 8 £375 +124.89% 4
West Yorkshire -17 8 £275 -31.25% 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £225 - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (53.33%) MCSA
5 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
6 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (36.67%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) ETL
8 9 (30.00%) SAN
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) C#
9 8 (26.67%) Advertising
9 8 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (26.67%) ETL Development
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) HP
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Advertising
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) ETL Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior ETL Developer
2 8 (26.67%) SSAS Developer
2 8 (26.67%) SSIS Developer
2 8 (26.67%) SSRS Developer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Ajax
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) ebXML
1 3 (10.00%) LAMP
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) ETL
3 8 (26.67%) ETL Development
3 8 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (53.33%) MCSA
3 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (16.67%) MCITP
5 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.33%) CCNP
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) RHCE
8 2 (6.67%) CCNA
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.67%) MCDST
8 2 (6.67%) MCTS
9 1 (3.33%) CNE
9 1 (3.33%) MCP
9 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (3.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) SCSM
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.33%) DameWare
4 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) CommVault
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) iManage
5 3 (10.00%) Reuters
5 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.00%) Zerto
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) Adobe
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Canon
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
7 1 (3.33%) Novell
7 1 (3.33%) Xerox