The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.41% 1.94% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 5.63% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £288 £388 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.80% +27.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £525 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year -22.64% -1.02%  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 115 71 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 40.64% 34.47% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 115 76
Median daily rate £410 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +15.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £221 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £544 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -56.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Derbyshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Derbyshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Derbyshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Chesterfield -3 2 £288 -25.80%
Derby - 2 £225 -
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (50.00%) XenMobile
3 4 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Intel
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Intranet

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) MCSD
5 1 (12.50%) OCP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (50.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp