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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 103 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 14 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.46% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 3.79% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £324 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +39.54%
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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
325 264 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.56% 12.21% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 138 201
Average daily rate £350 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.69 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% +27.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £32.50 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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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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 -1 8 £295 -17.48% 9
South Yorkshire +5 4 £375 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) HP
7 7 (36.84%) MCSA
7 7 (36.84%) SCCM
8 6 (31.58%) MCITP
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) VBScript
10 4 (21.05%) VB
10 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) SLA
10 4 (21.05%) Dell
10 4 (21.05%) MSI
11 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
11 3 (15.79%) Firewall
11 3 (15.79%) Validation

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) MGCP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) PBX
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) H.323
5 1 (5.26%) DSL
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MSI
2 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) VMS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) VBScript
1 4 (21.05%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCSA
3 6 (31.58%) MCITP
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCA
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCEA
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (5.26%) NCDA
6 1 (5.26%) NCIE
6 1 (5.26%) VCAP
6 1 (5.26%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (5.26%) XenApp
7 1 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 4 (21.05%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) Remedy
8 2 (10.53%) Polycom
8 2 (10.53%) Avaya
9 1 (5.26%) McAfee
9 1 (5.26%) Adobe