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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 106 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.32% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 2.51% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £315 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £315 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.16 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
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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
319 279 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.16% 12.77% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 144 204
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.68% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.42 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 8 £295 -6.34% 6
South Yorkshire +8 4 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) MCSA
8 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) MCITP
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) VBScript
10 4 (21.05%) VB
10 4 (21.05%) SLA
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) Dell
10 4 (21.05%) MSI
10 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
11 3 (15.79%) InstallShield

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) H.323
5 1 (5.26%) DSL
5 1 (5.26%) MGCP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
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
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) VBScript
1 4 (21.05%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) 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 3 (15.79%) MCP
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) VCAP
7 1 (5.26%) CCAA
7 1 (5.26%) NCDA
7 1 (5.26%) NCIE
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CCA
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) Polycom
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) Adobe