Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 130 166
Rank change year-on-year -32 +36 -15
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 2.97% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -1.18% +21.43%
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £410 £288
% change year-on-year -26.83% +42.61% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 - £21.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 - £21.50

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 407 370 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.07% 13.36% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 217 402
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £259
90th Percentile £575 £540 £599
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £21.99 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +42.67% +10.07%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.38 £11.78
90th Percentile £40.60 £39.80 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.32
% change year-on-year -5.26% +24.02% -9.88%

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 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 20 May 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 -20 3 £430 +2.69% 9
Pontefract - 2 - -
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Tableau
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SSDT
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) HNC

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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Database Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) HNC
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Tableau