The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 117 102
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.20% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.41% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £313 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 188 284 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.33% 14.05% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 180 189
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +8.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.32 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.50 £20.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in West Yorkshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +15 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £313 - 1
Bradford - 1 - - 3
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) MCP
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) SUSE
7 3 (25.00%) Brocade
7 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) DevOps

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 2 (16.67%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Telnet
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) SUSE
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCDST
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Brocade
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
Elland, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
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