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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 130 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 2.28% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate £275 £338 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +24.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
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
528 438 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.10% 17.14% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 316 173
Average daily rate £385 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £245 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £20.70 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 7 - - 2
South Yorkshire -12 1 £275 +175.00%
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) ITIL
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (42.86%) MS Office
6 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 11 (39.29%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) MCITP
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) Citrix
8 9 (32.14%) MCP
9 8 (28.57%) IIS
9 8 (28.57%) EMC
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (21.43%) vSphere
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
12 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
12 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) Oracle
12 5 (17.86%) DNS
12 5 (17.86%) CCNA
13 4 (14.29%) DHCP
13 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
13 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (14.29%) VoIP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) Telepresence
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) SUSE
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Process Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCITP
3 9 (32.14%) MCP
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (17.86%) CCNA
7 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (14.29%) MCDST
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.57%) MCSA
8 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) vMotion
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) DameWare
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 8 (28.57%) EMC
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) LANDesk