Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 139 168
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 -24
Contract jobs citing MCSE 16 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 3.54% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £420 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.73% -31.25%
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £363 £363
% change year-on-year -17.24% - +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 - £12.50

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 508 396 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.91% 13.92% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 221 352
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £273 £263
90th Percentile £596 £550 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.67% +4.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +9.23% -14.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.55 £41.75 £17.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year -0.51% +22.81% -20.83%

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 18 August 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
Pontefract - 7 - -
Leeds -18 4 - - 8
Brighouse - 2 - -
MCSE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) MCSA
5 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (43.75%) MCP
5 7 (43.75%) HNC
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 2000
5 7 (43.75%) Internet
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) 802.11
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Network Security Management
9 3 (18.75%) Security Management
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) CCNP
9 3 (18.75%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Network Security

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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) 802.11
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 2000
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Vista
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Server Patching
3 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSA
3 7 (43.75%) HNC
3 7 (43.75%) MCP
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) CCA
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MCITP
6 2 (12.50%) MCSD
7 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.25%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Zoho