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 4 May 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 135 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 4.42% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 8
Median daily rate £288 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £126 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
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
437 407 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.15% 14.05% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 269 187
Median daily rate £410 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 23
Median hourly rate £14.63 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.50% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 5 £425 +23.63% 11
South Yorkshire -10 2 £281 -6.25% 1
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) MCP
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) MCITP
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (20.00%) vMotion
8 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) DameWare
8 3 (20.00%) MCDST

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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (20.00%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) DameWare
1 3 (20.00%) vMotion
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCSM
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) iManage
4 1 (6.67%) Reuters
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Zerto