Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 55 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.23% 1.59% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 4.57% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Lancashire median daily rate - £187 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -49.36% -12.94%
North West median daily rate £325 £238 £382
% change year-on-year +36.84% -37.83% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £11.50 £17.83 -
% change year-on-year -35.50% - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 161 197 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 36.51% 34.74% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 126 188
Lancashire median daily rate £433 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.95% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £316 £316 £292
90th Percentile £588 £618 £623
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 34
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +22.93%
10th Percentile £10.25 £18.43 £27.83
90th Percentile £45.80 £53.65 £48.75
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £31.51
% change year-on-year +16.07% -11.14% +62.01%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Lancashire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Lancashire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Lancashire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +12 1 - -
MCSE
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware