Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 146 154
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing MCSE 22 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.68% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 2.54% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +223.23% -62.07%
10th Percentile £285 £378 £116
90th Percentile £675 £449 £127
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £400 £125
% change year-on-year -21.88% +220.00% -60.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £19.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £19.50

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 358 394 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.02% 13.06% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 228 448
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £221 £250
90th Percentile £538 £532 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.63% -4.47% +14.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.80 £41.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.18 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% - -3.13%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 February 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
Leeds +19 20 £363 -9.38% 11
Wakefield - 2 £300 - 2
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (81.82%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) QlikView
7 9 (40.91%) RedGate
7 9 (40.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (40.91%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (40.91%) MCITP
7 9 (40.91%) ETL
8 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
11 5 (22.73%) SCOM
11 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 5 (22.73%) IIS
11 5 (22.73%) MCSA
12 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
4 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) HSRP
4 1 (4.55%) IPsec
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPLS
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) QlikView
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) Power BI
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior SQL Developer
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (40.91%) Analytical Thinking
2 9 (40.91%) ETL
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Database Optimisation
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
9 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
9 1 (4.55%) Line Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Network Design
9 1 (4.55%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCITP
3 5 (22.73%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCDST
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) RedGate
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) Tableau
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco