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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 105 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 35 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 0.30% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.45% 2.80% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £313 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £235 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £346 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -18.71%
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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
414 250 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.87% 10.67% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 151 149
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £34.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -55.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £25.00 £44.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -1 25 £400 +28.00% 4
South Yorkshire -4 9 £225 -20.00% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (70.00%) VMware
3 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (56.00%) Windows
5 26 (52.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (52.00%) MCITP
6 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (36.00%) ITIL
9 15 (30.00%) IIS
9 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 14 (28.00%) EMC
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (24.00%) LAN
12 12 (24.00%) WAN
12 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (20.00%) Firewall
13 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.00%) CCNA
14 9 (18.00%) DNS
14 9 (18.00%) Cisco
14 9 (18.00%) MCSA
15 8 (16.00%) DHCP
15 8 (16.00%) SCCM
15 8 (16.00%) vSphere
15 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
16 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (30.00%) IIS
1 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) WAN
1 12 (24.00%) LAN
2 10 (20.00%) Firewall
3 9 (18.00%) DNS
4 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 7 (14.00%) SAN
6 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.00%) Internet
7 5 (10.00%) Network Security
8 4 (8.00%) MPLS
8 4 (8.00%) DMZ
9 2 (4.00%) VPN
9 2 (4.00%) NAS
9 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.00%) PABX
10 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.00%) Wireless
10 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Military
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support
6 2 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) SUSE
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.00%) Server Building
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.00%) Change Control
6 2 (4.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (52.00%) MCITP
2 26 (52.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (20.00%) CCNA
5 9 (18.00%) MCSA
6 7 (14.00%) MCTS
7 6 (12.00%) MCP
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (4.00%) CCNP
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.00%) CCEA
10 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.00%) NCDA
10 1 (2.00%) CCEE
10 1 (2.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) VMware
2 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) EMC
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) Intel
8 1 (2.00%) AppSense
8 1 (2.00%) Brocade
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Wyse
8 1 (2.00%) IBM