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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 110 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 3.07% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £295 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -19.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £191 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £295 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +3.26%
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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
406 293 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.67% 12.96% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 164 134
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -37.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £17.00 £113.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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
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 27 January 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 +3 7 £314 +6.35% 9
South Yorkshire -2 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) VMware
5 13 (56.52%) SAN
6 12 (52.17%) ITIL
6 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) MCSA
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (34.78%) HP
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco
9 8 (34.78%) Citrix
9 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) SLA
10 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
11 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
11 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (21.74%) Office 365
12 5 (21.74%) Lync
12 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (21.74%) MCITP
12 5 (21.74%) SCCM
12 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
12 5 (21.74%) DNS
12 5 (21.74%) NetApp
13 4 (17.39%) CommVault

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Lync
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
5 2 (8.70%) IIS
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) MGCP
3 4 (17.39%) H.323
3 4 (17.39%) PBX
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 4 (17.39%) NAS
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) VRRP
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MSI
2 3 (13.04%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) BCP
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
1 4 (17.39%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (47.83%) MCSA
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (21.74%) MCITP
5 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CISSP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (8.70%) CCDA
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) VCAP
6 2 (8.70%) CCSE
6 2 (8.70%) CCSA
6 2 (8.70%) VCP5
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (17.39%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) CommVault
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) Polycom
6 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.04%) Reuters
6 3 (13.04%) Remedy
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus