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 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 / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.12% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 25 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 12.36% 9.62% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 24
Median daily rate £165 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.85% +18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £263 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £550 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.34% -  
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 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 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
Leicester - 3 £120 - 1
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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Handset

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
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