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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 113 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 1.96% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £281 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £276 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £286 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +5.71%

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
317 511 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.46% 18.20% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 340 309
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.50 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +12 6 £400 - 3
South Yorkshire -5 4 £400 +42.22% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
5 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 11 (40.74%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
7 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
8 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (29.63%) Citrix
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) Firewall
11 6 (22.22%) MCSA
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
12 5 (18.52%) vSphere
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (18.52%) Web Services
12 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
12 5 (18.52%) Computer Science

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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) SSL
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Telnet
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) ETL Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior ETL Developer
2 4 (14.81%) SSAS Developer
2 4 (14.81%) SSIS Developer
2 4 (14.81%) SSRS Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Ajax
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) ebXML
2 3 (11.11%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) SUSE
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.41%) Android
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) ETL Development
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (22.22%) MCSA
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) MCP
5 3 (11.11%) RHCE
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCA
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) HL7
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Docker
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Server
6 2 (7.41%) vCloud
6 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.41%) VMware GSX
7 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 2 (7.41%) Sun
7 2 (7.41%) Veritas
8 1 (3.70%) Adobe
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) Canon
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Mitel
8 1 (3.70%) Xerox