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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 121 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 4.18% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate
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£356 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
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
465 311 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.35% 13.56% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 174 137
Average daily rate £370 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £186 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.55 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 -14 6 £375 +20.00% 6
South Yorkshire -6 1 £100 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) MCSA
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (35.00%) Lync
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) SLA
9 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (30.00%) High Availability
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (25.00%) Office 365
11 4 (20.00%) NAS
11 4 (20.00%) SCCM
11 4 (20.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) CommVault

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Lync
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.00%) WorkSite
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) PBX
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) MGCP
3 3 (15.00%) H.323
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) VRRP
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
1 3 (15.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCSA
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) MCTS
4 3 (15.00%) MCITP
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) VCP5
5 2 (10.00%) CCSA
5 2 (10.00%) CCSE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) CCDA
5 2 (10.00%) CCDP
5 2 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (15.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) CommVault
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Reuters
5 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 3 (15.00%) Polycom
5 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
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