Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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 > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +51
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.43% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £326 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -6.79% +16.67% +22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +58.73% +5.00% -45.45%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.98% 13.69% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 40
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.23% +10.61% +1.54%
10th Percentile £185 £269 £180
90th Percentile £463 £501 £469
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +0.72% +1.33% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +51.23% -32.50%
10th Percentile £13.66 £13.30 £14.20
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.10 £23.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Leicestershire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Leicestershire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Leicestershire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leicester - 8 £288 -
MCSE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) LDAP
4 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (62.50%) IPsec
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) CCDP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) PKI
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware